elegance of history blog: History geek, avid reader and art lover. Here you will find random bits of history, book reviews and musings on art, literature, manners, life, music and anything else that interests me.
Hello everyone, ready for today’s book reviews? Let’s get started: Headlines, Headaches and the Human Condition by Steve Whiddett This book sounded very promising. In the blurb, the author argues that, although the media would have us believe that only bad people do bad things and only stupid people do stupid things, we all do
Hello everyone, I have some interesting history books to share with you soon, but today let’s talk about a last couple ones about self-help and business. Enjoy! Activate Your Brain: How Understanding Your Brain Can Improve Your Work – and Your Life by Scott G. Halford Would you like to harness the full power of
Hello everyone, ready for today’s reviews? I have four for you today. Here we go: The Emotionally Sensitive Person: Finding Peace When Your Emotions Overwhelm You by Karyn D. Hall PhDDo you experience things more intensely than those around you? Can you feel other people’s pain or joy? Are you easily overwhelmed by your emotions?
Hello everyone, it’s time for some more book reviews. Here we go: A People’s History of the French Revolution by Eric HazanCan good intentions and high ideals justify bloody revolutions and the murder of thousands of innocent people? Eric Hazan certainly thinks so. Committed to the idea of equality at any costs, his highly partisan
Hello everyone, it’s time for some more reviews. Ready? Here we go: Sacred Success: A Course in Financial Miracles by Barbara Stanny This is not your usual finance book. It doesn’t provide lots of tips and suggestions on how you can budget, manage, and invest your money. In fact, that stuff is barely mentioned in
Hello everyone, it’s that time of the week when I review the books I’ve been reading lately. Here we go: Fizz: How to Drive Word of Mouth Marketing for Outrageous Success by Ted Wright Word of mouth is still one of the most effective ways to drive sales. A lot less expensive than advertising in
Hello everyone, today I want to share some inspirational stories with you. Enjoy! Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki Rich Dad, Poor Dad is one of those books you are going to either love or hate. That’s because it dismisses most of the advice our families, friends and school taught us about money,
Hello everyone, it’s once again time for some reviews. Here we go: The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users by Guy Kawasaki and Peg FitzpatrickSocial media has become a must-have for brands, marketers, authors, and bloggers. And yet many, me included, still struggle with it. If you’re tired of it and are
Hello everyone, are you wondering what I’ve been reading recently? Read on: The Financially Confident Woman: What You Need to Know to Take Charge of Your Money by Mary HuntLike most women, Mary Hunt was told that it was the man’s job to take care of the finances. She never worried where the money came
Hello everyone, here’s what I’ve been reading lately. Enjoy! Doable: The Girls’ Guide to Accomplishing Just About Anything by Deborah ReberEvery teenage girl has ambition, goals and dreams they’d like to achieve, but few know how. If you don’t have a clue and think only a lucky few can make their dreams come true, check