Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 13/6/22

I honestly can’t recall much of the last week, except for making time to read the new David Sedaris (it’s excellent). This week I have some more time at leisure, which I plan to spend reading and catching up on some TV (Bridgerton and Peaky Blinders). The Guncle by Steven Rowley arrived thanks to Simon... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Esther’s Children by Caroline Beecham

In brief: Esther Simpson is devoted to her job helping academics leave countries where they are persecuted. In the late 1930s, her job is more important that ever and it’s where she meets scientist Harry Singer. Can their relationship survive World War II and the treatment of refugees? The good: I learned a lot about... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Sick Money by Billy Kenber

In brief: How the pharmaceutical industry has changed over the years – and how it’s big business. The good: Incredibly well researched. The not-so-good: I had already heard too much about price hikes, so I was a little over it! Why I chose it: Always interested in well researched medical non-fiction. Year: 2021           Pages: 422... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 4/10/21

This week it’s been all about non-fiction, with new books on some of my favourite topics: Sick Money by Billy Kenber (available 2nd November) arrived from Allen & Unwin. This is non-fiction about the pharmaceutical industry, including fluctuating prices and changes in drug development. It offers ideas on how to change the future of new... Continue Reading →

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