I started reading this book very coincidentally. The boy was playing at the settee where the books at home are shelved and I was seated right where the books are. Looking after him could be a prolonged chore, so I … Read more
Category Archives: History
By Günter Lucks, with Harald Stutte as co-author The content of this book is saddening and heart-wrenching, yet at times whimsical and amorous. The story unfolds itself right in the midst of World War II, in the year 1945, when … Read more
A Short History of South East Asia, Peter Church It’s high time I do something about my (lack of) knowledge of the region in which I grew up. I gathered there could be no better way to do so than … Read more
‘A Little History of The World’ by Ernst H. Gombrich Resolutions are only desperate attempts to revive our dreams, and to remind ourselves of our past failures.