Review: Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Book Review, Fiction | 0 comments

Title: Suspended Sentences Author: Patrick Modiano Genre: Fiction (Translation) Publisher: Yale University Press Patrick Modiano pursues his characters with the meticulousness of a private detective. It seems that he is obsessed with the "riddle of human identity". “At times it seems our memories act much like Polaroids,” says the narrator in Patrick Modiano’s short novel Afterimage. Indeed in these novellas the writer’s...

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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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