Book Review | The Three-Body Problem

Science fiction (“SF”) is one genre which I don’t seem to have a natural affinity with. Not that I had not read any SF novels at all in my lifetime of reading thus far. But it seemed consigned forever to the far reaches of my memory so much so that if someone were to ask … Continue reading Book Review | The Three-Body Problem

Book Review | The Reading Life

The Reading Life (William Collins; Edited by David C. Downing and Michael G. Maudlin; Published: October 2019; 193 pages) is a timely attempt by the editors to create a “new window into the wit and wisdom of C. S. Lewis” on the reading passion from his lifetime of writing. Lewis wrote more than 30 books. … Continue reading Book Review | The Reading Life

Reflections | War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy has been my most significant read for the year 2020. By completing it I really felt, quite like how a mountaineer feels, that I’ve successfully reached a mountain peak despite incredible odds. A great sense of having achieved some lofty goal overwhelmed me. A self-serving gloat? Perhaps not. If … Continue reading Reflections | War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Book Review | The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith

The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith (Kindle Edition), first published in 2008, is the second book by Timothy Keller that I've read in almost 2 years, the first being Encounters with Jesus. As with the previous, I find it an inspiring and enjoyable read, given the author’s gift of expounding the … Continue reading Book Review | The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith

Book Review | Pinocchio

Pinocchio (Macmillan Collector's Library; Published in September 2017; 288 pages) is my fourth read for 2021, and what a delightful one it has been. Originally published as The Adventures of Pinocchio, it is a classic children’s novel written by Italian author Carlo Lorenzini, better known by the pen name Carlo Collodi. It first appeared in … Continue reading Book Review | Pinocchio