I always like to pick out a bunch of books to bring with me where ever I go. I like old school hardcovers and paperbacks, but I also use other ways of reading. Mostly it depends on my mood. Scroll through this section to see what I’m currently reading, or go directly to Book lists or Book reviews

My annual reading list: 5 amazing books I loved to read in 2020

My book list for 2020 is out now. I've listed 5 titles I think you should know about.

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The voices of real people on the meaning of work

"Working" is a fascinating look at people in ordinary jobs, who share how they think and feel about their work.

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What 3.5 million books can reveal about the way we think of men and women

As women we are exposed to a culture that in many cases seems to be designed for men. In this study researchers attempted to unravel the widespread pattern of the way we perceive men and women.

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This story from Silicon Valley is almost too wild to believe

Recently I read the book Bad Blood by John Carreyrou. Read on for my thoughts.

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My top 10 quotes to embrace reading books

In the next section I’ll share the following quotes to celebrate books and what they have to offer us.

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Building a life after losing all your memories

Book review: Tell me who I am is a tragic real-life story about two twin brothers from which one gets a car accident. Read on for my thoughts on this unusual story.

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Educated by Tara Westover is an inspiring book about the value of self-education

I truly loved Tara Westover’s journey from her Mormon survivalist family in rural Idaho to the halls of Cambridge.

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Striking photos from readers all around the world

Reading has got something magical. It brings you in another state, another time and another place. It's almost travelling but then with your thoughts. The book by Steve McCurry

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    This is my personal blog, where I share about the people I meet, the books I’m reading, and what I’m learning. I hope that you’ll join the conversation.


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