Tag archives for Books

  1. 2020 Year-In-Review

    Phew, what a crazy year! So many things have happened this year, and I’m not talking just about the global pandemic. It hasn’t been easy but with some luck, lots of support from my loved ones, and a new shining star in my life, 2020 has been a surprisingly good year for me! If I…

  2. 2019 Year-In-Review

    Another year, another review! This is the third year (past reviews: 2018, 2017) that I’ve done this review and I think it’s an extremely useful exercise. The past year has gone by in a flash (although at times, it didn’t seem that way) and it’s always a good idea to take stock of things and…

  3. Book Impressions — 2019-Q4

    Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom A re-read of this classic book that my friend gave me a while ago. I was looking for something lighter to read on my bookshelf (which is made up of a mix of many non-fiction books that I have and haven’t read but very few fictions books), and I…

  4. Book Impressions — 2019-Q3

    The Demon Under the Microscope by Thomas Hager Often times we get so caught up in the latest technological advances that we don’t think about all the discoveries that came before us. This book is about perhaps one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century: antibiotics. Hager does a masterful job weaving between…

  5. Book Impressions — 2019-Q2

    Bad Blood by John Carreyrou This book tells the story of the meteoric rise and fall of Theranos, the Silicon Valley unicorn that claimed to have technology that could analyze blood samples with just a few drops of blood. It’s written by the Wall Street Journal reporter who broke the original piece exposing them as…