Feb 27
2015

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell | Book Review

“We are so caught in the myths of the best and the brightest and the self-made that we think outliers spring naturally from the earth. (…) But that’s the wrong lesson”. In Outliers, Gladwell casts his inquisitive eye on those who have risen meteorically to the top of their fields, analyzing their legacies, opportunities, and […]

Feb 13
2015

The Fault in our Stars by John Green | Book Review

“So dawn goes down to day, the poet wrote. Nothing gold can stay”. It is said that if you learn to accept rather than expect, you will have fewer disappointments. But I guess, it is human nature to expect. I had huge expectations of this book after the overwhelming amount of reviews, and the generous […]

Feb 6
2015

Do Opposites Attract only in Science, or even in Love?

Opposites attract is more a scientific principle than a romantic one – Minh Tan Saying 1: Opposites Attract. Saying 2: Birds of a feather flock together. I am sure most of us have heard these sayings over and over again while growing up. However, they do convey diametrically opposite meanings. Logically speaking, only one of […]

Jan 30
2015

The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom | Book Review

“On the day the world received its first phone call from heaven, Tess Rafferty was unwrapping a box of tea bags.” We live in the day and age of smartphones. Ever wondered HOW smart are they? Smart enough to put through a call from Heaven? Picture this. You are going about your daily chores, and […]

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