Sapiens by Israeli academic Yuval Noah Harari is a book that can make a rare claim to being a blockbuster read in a time when reading books is in sharp decline. Since its publication in English in 2014 it can often be spotted in living room bookshelves and hostel sunbeds the world over, having beenContinue reading “Book Club – Sapiens”
It’s been too long since the last book club entry here on inertia, although I have been taking some time away from writing after experiencing severe burnout after finishing the second semester of my Masters. Now feeling recharged and armed with plenty of notes on a few books that I’ve managed to get through inContinue reading “Book Club- The Disconnect”
“Why should bread have all the fun, when there’s Weetabix?” Asked Weetabix’s official Twitter account. “Serving up @HeinzUK Beanz on bix for breakfast with a twist. #ItHasToBeHeinz #HaveYouHadYourWeetabix” They said, accompanied by a provocative image of baked beans slathered on top of the nation’s favourite cereal bricks. Such a tweet would have been obnoxious andContinue reading “Book Club – ‘No Logo’”
The latest book to feature in the inertia book club is Nico Walker’s debut novel ‘Cherry’ from back in 2018. This novel acts as a semi-biographical story of a kind of typical lost young man in middle America who tortures himself with cynicism and self-destructive tendencies. It seems as though now is an especially goodContinue reading “Book Club – ‘Cherry’”
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