Review: The Meaning of Human Existence by Edward O. Wilson

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Book Review, Non-fiction | 0 comments

Title: The Meaning of Human Existence Author: Edward O. Wilson Genre: Science Release Date: October 1, 2014 Pages: 207 The author probes deeper into the origin of the humanities and tells us that man's creative endeavours in that field have primarily been due to his addiction to anthropocentricity... My Rating: ★★★★☆ It is not often that you find a leading scientist writing on such abstract and philosophical matter as the meaning of human...

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Review: Les Pensées or The Thoughts of Lucienne Hollard McKay

Posted by on Oct 18, 2014 in Book Review, Poetry | 0 comments

My Rating: ★★★☆☆ Les Pensées or The Thoughts of Lucienne Hollard McKay is a collection of poems originally written by the poet in her native French and later translated by her friend Lilian Polk. Lucienne Hollard, a frenchwoman died as an American citizen in Louisiana in 1968. She lost her entire family in World War II and became a member of the French Underground. She married an American doctor who went to France with the American Army of...

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Review: Modern American Usage by Bryan A. Garner

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Book Review, Reference | 0 comments

Title: Garner's Modern American Usage Author: Bryan Garner Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: August 27, 2009 Pages: 942 For anyone dealing with written English in any form or manner, Garner's Modern American Usage should be an indispensable component of his desk. But for its examples, culled largely from American journalistic and literary corpus, this book may be considered as a usage...

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