Category: Essays & Commentary

The Fire Next Time

James Baldwin
Rating: 7.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:3 hours

A painfully beautiful essay by James Baldwin examining the consequences of racial injustice and a philosophical view of pain, religion and the concept of race. He gives a powerful reminder, “Please try to remember that [...]

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

Neil deGrasse Tyson
Rating: 7/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:10 hours

An exploration of various essays about astronomy, physics, earth and space sciences as well as discourse on how media portrays physics and where to draw the line between creative freedom and overly distorted representation [...]

A Really Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson
Rating: 9/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:14 hours

One of the most fun science book I have ever read. Bill Bryson's A Really Short History of Nearly Everything is an engaging journey through the scientific discoveries made within the last few hundred years. The book is written [...]

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