The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More – Book Review


  Chris Anderson is the editor-in-chief of the Wired magazine, and the eponymous article ‘The Long Tail’ appeared in that […]

Not Even Wrong: The Failure of String Theory and the Search for Unity in Physical Law – Book Review


  I’ve been following the arguments made by Peter Woit against String Theory for quite some time, and it’s a […]

Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction – Book Review


  This book is everything that the VSI (Very Short Introductions) are supposed to be: it’s short, it’s to the point and it’s up-to-date. It reviews all the major events in the history of thought on human evolution, as well […]

The Brain: A Very Short Introduction – Book Review


  This is one of the best books in the VSI series, and I’ve read well over thirty by now. It gives a very good introduction to the basic neuroanatomy of the brain, and explains many important brain functions. The […]

Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction – Book Review


  There isn’t a single area of Psychology that elicits as much contention as the area of psychometrics. To a certain degree this is understandable, since no one wants to be told that she is not as bright as someone […]

The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture – Book Review


  I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. It was well written and provided enough information to keep me glued to it. However, I was really hoping to find out more about Google than what would be possible from Google’s own […]

Molecules: A Very Short Introduction – Book Review


  My training is in Physics, and I have not had a chance to read-up on Chemistry in a long while. I decided to read this book in order to get a better bird’s eye view of what the modern […]