May contain spoilers* I just read this. It’s a book where, strikingly, an Artificial Friend (Artificial Intelligence based specie named Klara) reminds us what does it mean to be a human. Well, its an Ishiguro. The grace and consistency in writing was, therefore, something I had expected and it didn't let me down. Otherwise, it's … Continue reading BOOK RECOMMENDATION : KLARA AND THE SUN BY KAZUO ISHIGURO
I didn’t imagine 2020 to shape out the way that it did. And my guess is - you didn’t, either. ‘The most well laid out schemes of mice and men often go awry’. The Pandemic brought life and all fancy plans to a grinding halt and compelled us to think, and meditate. “There are decades … Continue reading A quick review of ‘Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World’ by Fareed Zakaria.
The world is fast losing faith in itself, and these are extremely cynical times. To make things worse, pandemic type situations also bring out the worst in us, don't they? Well, they don't! This is precisely what the author argues here. We've been lied-to, all these years, by authors, psychologists, and other people claiming to … Continue reading “Snuggling to Survive”. A review of ‘Humankind : A Hopeful History’ by Rutger Bregman.