By Vaclav Smil (2017)
Pages: 568, Final verdict: Great-read
Vaclav Smil, distinguished professor of the University of Manitoba, Canada, has
made a career of dissecting broad topics of society from food production, the
history of materials to energy.
A prolific writer, with more than 40 books published under his belt,...
By Jennifer A. Doudna (2016)
Pages: 281, Final verdict: Should-read
The power of controlling human evolution has long been an endeavour reserved to
realm of science fiction. For billions of years, our biological destiny has been
dictated by nature, expressed in Darwin's theory of evolution, where random
genetic mutations shape...
By Alfred Lansing (1959)
Pages: 357, Final verdict: Should-read
1914 was an eventful year in history. Escalating tensions in Europe culminated
in the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, setting in motion a series of
events that lead to World War I. At the same time, 2 000 kms away and...
By Matthew Walker (2017)
Pages: 340, Final verdict: Should-read
Would you be interested in an inexpensive way of prolonging good health,
delaying aging, while improving memory and learning? Why We Sleep will convince
you that sleep works that magic. It will spark your curiosity, make you fall
asleep (to the...