Book Review: Power Skills by Juliet Erickson

WHAT IS POWER? Power Skills (A Masterclass for Women in Body Language and Communication) puts the concept of power into the best perspective. It is 'confidence (that) at the same time (creates) feeling of ease and calm. The objective of the book is to help women communicate through their body language. It teaches us that … Continue reading Book Review: Power Skills by Juliet Erickson

Book Review: Change Your Life in 5: Practical Steps To Making Meaningful Changes in Your Life by Sue Belton

Normally, I do not read self help books. After all, we all have the answers to solving our life problems. Why do I need a book to tell me something I already know or can figure out myself. Right? Wrong. Self help books save you the time so you can channel the effort to make … Continue reading Book Review: Change Your Life in 5: Practical Steps To Making Meaningful Changes in Your Life by Sue Belton

Book Review: In Search of Equilibrium by Theresa Lola

Theresa Lola's effortless ability to weave family and faith and explore the nexus of the familiar and distant in the Nigerian culture makes this collection one that I can resonate with .In Search of Equilibrium transpires its names from an almost circle-of-life likeness where when one life passes on,  another is 'wailed' into existence. The … Continue reading Book Review: In Search of Equilibrium by Theresa Lola

Book Review: Eye Level by Jenny Xie

Eye Level is a short poetry collection written by Jenny Xie published this year. When reading any poetry collection, I am always curious to find out how the title formalised and look for links between the poetry and the title. This intersection was revealed in the poem Ongoing which states "She had trained herself to look … Continue reading Book Review: Eye Level by Jenny Xie

Book Review: Between Clay and Star (Various Writers and Translators)

Between Clay and Star is the first major poetry translation book I have read and much to my surprise, it was quite pleasurable to read. The title is taken from a line of Liliana Ursu 'Harmonia Mundi' which reads'At the border between Clay and Star...' The variety in this book was amazing. We had a … Continue reading Book Review: Between Clay and Star (Various Writers and Translators)

Book Review: The White Book by Han Kang

  The White Book is a short collection of prose which exudes the writers meditation on the topic matter of all things white. Throughout the book, we get a consistent imagery of white such as paper, snow and flowers. Although the book is well written, I did not enjoy the book and developed a love-hate … Continue reading Book Review: The White Book by Han Kang