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Matto

mattofr@bookwyrm.social

Joined 3 months ago

Read fiction as well as non-fiction. Started reading somewhere in the seventies, still enjoying a good book :)

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reviewed The Invincible by Stanislaw Lem

The Invincible (2017, Pro Auctore Wojciech Zemek) 4 stars

Reads initially like the sort of traditional science fiction you might see on TV - …

The Invincible

4 stars

After all these years, still a good book. The story takes some time to build up, but than it becomes a page turner. And of course, at it's time, this book was a true original.

Why Buddhism is True (2018, Simon & Schuster) 4 stars

A journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation that shows how Buddhism holds the …

Review of "Why Buddhism is True ..." on Goodreads

4 stars

This book starts with a scientific view on how ideas from evolutionary psychology match buddhistic ideas, and end with some personal insights from the author based upon his personal experiences.

It gives you a lot too think about.

Work clean (2016) 3 stars

"In Work Clean, Dan Charnas reveals how to apply mise-en-place outside the kitchen, in any …

Review of 'Work clean' on 'GoodReads'

3 stars

Explanation of some principles uses by chefs in the kitchen of restaurants and how you can apply these as a knowledge worker.

Sputnik Sweetheart (2002) 4 stars

Sputnik Sweetheart (スプートニクの恋人, Supūtoniku no Koibito) is a novel by Haruki Murakami, published in Japan, …

Review of 'Sputnik Sweetheart' on 'GoodReads'

4 stars

Captivating story, with some deeper thoughts in it. I did enjoy it, and whished I could have read the original, assuming it must be even better than the translation.

Review of 'The Little Book of Stoicism' on 'GoodReads'

4 stars

In this book, the author shows us how to put the advices of the Stoics into practice. The book goes into the different stoic topics. The author introduces some quotes from the famous Stoics around a topic, and explains how you could use this in your everyday life.