Saturday, 03 June 2017 12:03

Influential Rivals

A couple of years ago, a republished series of Ayn Rand’s books were high on the list of Bookworm’s most requested books.

Published in Book Buff
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 07:22

Real Picture Books are Best

There’s a lot of interest right now in pediatrics in figuring out how electronic media affects young kids’ brains, learning styles and habits — especially toddlers who are attempting to get a handle on spoken language. There is also ongoing interest in how relationships with good books and stories affects their cognitive and social growth.

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Monday, 27 February 2017 07:31

History Through Irish Eyes

Robert McCrum, critic for the Observer, wrote of Sebastian Barry’s latest novel: “Some novels sing from the first line, with every word carrying the score to a searing climax, and Days Without End is such a book.”

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Friday, 21 October 2016 04:28

Works on Hanoi

A rare literary and botanical gem recently came into our possession. It’s a 1990 collaboration between the World Health Organization and the Institute of Materia Medica, Hanoi. It’s 400 pages, in English, and contains a wealth of information about Medicinal Plants in Viet Nam.

Published in Book Buff
Monday, 26 September 2016 06:18

Books for the Summer

“The full heat of the ripening season was upon us like a millstone, crushing the juice out of everyone.

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