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Coffee House Reading #18: Prisoners of Geography

‘Oh god not that book, I tried, but I could never get past Russia…’ Was the editors response when I suggested Tim Marshalls 2015 output ‘Prisoners of Geography– Ten Maps that tell you everything you need to know about Global Politics’ for this edition of Coffee House readings. Well, boss, if […]


About reading music and hearing books

Listen closely Usually when we think about combining music and text, it’s often in form of an opera. As I am not really a fan of the opera and honestly mostly don’t understand what they are singing about, who they are singing to and why they are singing (I am […]


Incognito for Literary Success

“You may impose silence upon me, but you cannot prevent me from thinking.” (George Sand) The quote above originates from one of the most prolific writers of the 19th-century France. Someone who reads this sentence and does not know the story behind the pen name George Sand would immediately assume that the […]


Books by TJ Alshemäree

4 digital goldmines to find your next offline reading experience 2

Ironically, a study from the University of Washington showed that digital natives prefer…PRINT. Yep, you read right. Turning a page and not sweeping on the ipad, physically holding a book in your hands and disconnecting has its advantages. There are numerous pros and cons to the exhausting book versus e-book debate […]