Jee reviews a #mustread: ‘Catch and Kill’ by @RonanFarrow @HachetteUS #CatchAndKill #investigativejournalism #metoo #nonfiction

Title/Author: Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow Publisher: Hachette Book Group In a nutshell (Publisher): In a dramatic account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell-bent on covering up the truth, at any cost….

So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Title: So You Want to Talk About Race Author: Ijeoma Oluo Verdict: 5/5 In a nutshell: Are you a racist? Don’t answer that just yet until you’ve read this book. Then, answer it. Truthfully. This book gives a brutally honest look into race, racism and racial violence, to name some of it. The author answers…

The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Title/Author: The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor by Gabriel Garcia MarquezPublisher: Vintage InternationalPages: 106ISBN: 0-679-72205-x In a nutshellIn February 1955, eight crew members of the Caladas, a Colombian destroyer, were washed over-alive, on a deserted beach in northern Colombia. Several of them drowned shortly before arriving at the port of Cartagena de Indias due to…

The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb by Melanie Benjamin

I’ve been trying to finish reading my ebooks for a very very very long time and am still half way through most of them. I NEVER HAD TROUBLE FINISHING A BOOK BEFORE (except for really sleep-inducing ones)! So I told myself to stop with the ebooks and get back to paperbacks (I don’t really fancy…

Found in Malaysia Vol 2 by The Nut Graph

Title/Author: Found in Malaysia Vol. 2/The Nut Graph Publisher: Zi Publications Pages: 256 ISBN 13: 978-9675-26622-5 In a nutshell Found In Malaysia Vol. 2 consists of 50 interviews. This volume is divided into 7 sections – 1930’s right up to the 1980’s and an ‘Exclusive’ (never-before published interviews) section which include personalities such as Lillian…

Stop the Bullying! by Andrew Matthews

This is a book every parent and teacher should and must read. In a nutshell This book is about: why bullies bully, why bullied kids don’t tell their pareents, and how bullied kids can make a stand. It is also about: how parents sometimes create bullies, what schools can do about bullying, bullying in the…

Night by Elie Wiesel

Title/Author: Night/Elie Wiesel Publisher: Bantam Books Pages: 109 ISBN 13: 978-055-327-253-6 In a nutshell Night is narrated by Eliezer (Elie Wiesel) a survivor of the Holocaust during WWII. Wiesel recounts his experiences as a Jewish boy of about 13 as his family is first restricted to a ghetto in his hometown, Sighet, in Hungarian Transylvania….