The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell

Disappeared for a bit of time: I have been very busy setting up my bookstagram ( @wordssinmotion ). Summary : according to Gladwell, the "tipping point" is "that magical moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire." A fascinating book on the power of small actions to …

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The bucket journal method – Ryder Caroll

Everyone who knows me knows that I love being crafty! If you ever enter a stationary shop with me, good luck trying to get me out of it. From glittery colored-pencils, metallic shades, pattern-custom tapes, acrylic painting tubes to minimalist notebooks, my inner creative side gets all excited as soon as I envision time to …

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We should all be feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi

An impressively original tribute to Feminism. The author is known for her amazing TED TALK on Feminism in which she gives an account of her activism based on her own inspiring story. Her book is a continuity of her speech for which the delicacy of her carefully crafted words depict the cultural and ethnical identity …

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A war of words: Language and Conflict in the Middle East

This book is perhaps the most interesting book I have ever read for it introduced unconventional aspects of conflict that I did not know about. This book written by Yasir Suleiman explores Middle Eastern conflicts through the aspect of language, explaining how the use of certain words/expressions combined with their cultural symbolism fueled the intensity …

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21 Lessons for the 21st century – Yuval Noah Harari

The first time I heard about Yuval Noah Harari was at Barnes and Nobles when I wandered around the bestsellers shelf where Homo Sapiens and the later Homo Deus were standing on the top. I read a few months ago Homo Deus on which I will probably write a review later on as the focus …

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