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This Week's Book Haul

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I hope you enjoyed my latest review on Straight off the Shelf. However, my post tonight is about my latest book haul from Fully Booked – a local book store in the Philippines. 330 more words


Modern Fiction - October 13, 2016

Book Talk

*Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt (click to visit on Amazon)

-Creating a Scene Project – due Friday, October 14

*If absent, download the project  114 more words

Modern Fiction

How to be more Productive

Everyone has 24 hours to use every day. Some people tend to get a lot more done in those hours than others – and seem much less stressed about it at the same time. 511 more words

Emotional Intelligence

Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner

Brief synopsis (Goodreads): Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? 642 more words


The Less-Cash Society

Today I finally got to enjoy the latest episode of Freakonomics titled Why Are We Still Using Cash? The episode is motivated by Kenneth S. Rogoff’s latest book ‘The Curse of Cash’. 1,080 more words


Summer Reading List Unsuccess

About two months ago, I wrote a post about my summer reading list. Obviously, I was expecting to read more books than I put on the list – I only chose seven books, and even though we were more than half way through the summer when I wrote the post, it was still very reasonable considering I’m a fast reader and I had more than a month of holiday to go – yet I write now, somewhat forlornly, that I only read two books of the seven on the list. 583 more words


General Indian English: Much ado about an accent

Something very complicated happens when we speak. Vocal cord vibrations are modulated by the snaky movements of a little appendage called the tongue. Twisting around the mouth cavity, tapping on the roof or on teeth-backs up front, it shapes sounds before they exit the mouth’s mini echo chamber. 872 more words