By John Carreyrou (2018)
Pages: 320,Final verdict: Should-read
She was once dubbed the next Steve Jobs. Amassing a fortune once estimated in
4.5 billion USD, Elizabeth Holmes and her biotech startup Theranos were the
darlings of Silicon Valley. But then, following an investigation done by John
by John Hirst (2009)
Pages: 193, Final verdict: Great-read
I think we all know a bit of European history. It all started in ancient Greece
and the Roman Empire. The fall of the Empire gave birth to the Middle Ages,
which ended with the Renaissance, where a bunch of art...
By Yuval Noah Harari (2015)
Pages: 450, Final verdict: Great-read
Ever since Sapiens: A History of Mankind [https://www.betaglyph.com/sapiens/]
came out in 2014, Yuval Noah Harari has taken over the world of publishing by
storm. Sapiens, which we reviewed last year, recounts the history of our species...
By Yuval Noah Harari (2011)
Pages: 443, Final verdict: Must-read
How did our species come to dominate the world? What were the decisive factors
that turned insignificant descendants of apes into an intelligent and social
species capable of travelling to faraway lands, assert its dominance worldwide,
and even adventure into...
By Will Gompertz (2012)
Pages: 395, Final verdict: Great-read
Could your 5-year old really have painted that work you've seen at the modern
art museum? Will Gompertz answers this and other questions in What Are You
Looking At by reviewing the most important art movements of the last 150 years....