Scott's Book Review



The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


January can be a bit flat. The festive season recedes whilst debt obligations loom large. Whuppity Scourie seems depressingly distant. What you need is an...

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Journey to Livingstone

Timothy Holmes

Lives Well Lived? A pick from biography and memoir


This Life follows the evolution of Dr David Livingstone’s (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Livingstone) aspirations from his childhood in Blantyre...

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On Dublin Street

Samantha Young

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Amazingly, it will soon be 4 years since the original publication on 11th June 2011 of Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James. It was a publishing sensation,...

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Immortality

Stephen Cave

Egghead Choice - Crack open for a hard boiled think


Have you ever fancied, in an idle moment, that you’d like to live forever? Or just a little longer than the apportioned three score year and ten?...

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Human Evolution

Robin Dunbar

Experimental Evidence - Science & Technology


From the tens of thousands of books and papers on human evolution, where should one start? I would recommend Robin Dunbar’s...

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