REVIEW: Diagnosis by Lisa Sanders

In brief: Columns from The New York Times about puzzling presentations in medicine that make a diagnosis difficult. The good: I guessed some of the conditions! The not-so-good: I didn't guess others, proving no one person can know it all. Why I chose it: Really, really enjoyed the Netflix series. Year: 2019 Pages: 289 Publisher:... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Earthbound by Paul Morley

In brief: The story of music in the 1970s as seen through the eyes of the Bakerloo line. The good: Some parts were fascinating. The not-so-good: Yeah, I'm not a fan of Can. Why I chose it: Working my way through the Penguin Lines series celebrating 150 years of the Underground. Year: 2013 Pages: 137... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Never Enough by Judith Grisel

In brief: This is about addiction – how your brain acts and the various substances (legal and illegal) that are addictive, from someone who knows both sides. The good: Very interesting to hear about the science and the experience. The not-so-good: Would have liked to learn a bit more about some of the user experiences... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The Blue Riband by Peter York

In brief: Part of the Penguin Lines series celebrating 150 years of the London Underground, this book reviews various stops on the Piccadilly Line and the fun to be had there. The good: Interesting spin on the series – the buildings around the stops. The not-so-good: Made me feel uncool as I'm not au fait... Continue Reading →

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