Bite-Size Corner · Book Reviews 2016 · Contemporary Books · Non-Fiction Book Reviews

Bite-Size Corner – ‘The Reason I Jump’ by Naoki Higashida

Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, ‘The Reason I Jump’ is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head… Continue reading Bite-Size Corner – ‘The Reason I Jump’ by Naoki Higashida

Book Reviews 2016 · Contemporary Books · Non-Fiction Book Reviews

‘The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories’ by Marina Keegan

Marina Keegan’s star was on the rise when she graduated from Yale in May 2012. She had a play that was to be produced at the New York International Fringe Festival and a job waiting for her at the New Yorker. Tragically, five days after graduation, Marina died in a car crash. As her family,… Continue reading ‘The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories’ by Marina Keegan

Bite-Size Corner · Book Reviews 2015 · Non-Fiction Book Reviews

Bite-Size Corner – ‘The Russian Revolution: History in an Hour’ by Rupert Colley

In 1917 the world changed for ever. One of the most influential and contentious events in recent history, the Russian Revolution unleashed the greatest political experiment ever conducted, one which continues to influence both Eastern and Western politics today. ‘The Russian Revolution: History in an Hour’ neatly covers all the major facts and events giving… Continue reading Bite-Size Corner – ‘The Russian Revolution: History in an Hour’ by Rupert Colley