Review: But You Did Not Come Back by Marceline Loridan-Ivens

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Biography and Memoir | 0 comments

Title: But You Did Not Come Back Author: Marceline Loridan-Ivens Release Date: January 21, 2016 Pages: 112 A runaway bestseller in France, But You Did Not Come Back is the deeply moving memoir of a survivor of the Holocaust. If you are afraid of pain, stay clear of this book. Marceline Loridan-Ivens’s  But You Did Not Come Back is a life-story, a profoundly moving memoir that takes the form of a long letter from a daughter to her father....

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Review: What is Fat For? By Ignatius Brady

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Health and Well-Being, Non-fiction | 0 comments

Title: What is Fat For? Author: Ignatius Brady Genre: Science, health, mind and body Publisher: Ignatius Brady Pages: 163 The main thesis of Dr Brady's book appears to be what is called the 'protein leverage' hypothesis, that changes in the availability of protein can trigger large changes in the behaviour of animals. The author says that people who eat less protein are more likely to have weight problems. Somewhere in this book, Dr Ignatius...

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