Niklas reviews

Niklas reviews

Niklas reads books and reviews them here.

Emmanuel Carrère - 'Yoga'

Emmanuel Carrère - 'Yoga'

On a silent retreat, meditation, yoga, writing, sex, and life come into a head and leaves it via these words.

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Alaa Abd el-Fattah - 'You Have Not Yet Been Defeated'

Alaa Abd el-Fattah - 'You Have Not Yet Been Defeated'

A collection of writings by a leading Egyptian political activist.

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Peter Richardson - 'Savage Journey - Hunter S. Thompson and the Weird Road to Gonzo'

Peter Richardson - 'Savage Journey - Hunter S. Thompson and the Weird Road to Gonzo'

A pleasant read about an unpleasant and groundbreaking person.

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Pauline Baer de Perignon - 'The Vanished Collection'

Pauline Baer de Perignon - 'The Vanished Collection'

A detective-style tale of returning stolen art to rightful owners.

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Stefan Koldehoff - 'Art and Crime'

Stefan Koldehoff - 'Art and Crime'

A anecdotal collection of stories of how art and crime are more often used to launder money than display beauty.

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Noam Chomsky and James Kelman - 'Between Thought and Expression Lies a Lifetime - Why Ideas Matter'

Noam Chomsky and James Kelman - 'Between Thought and Expression Lies a Lifetime - Why Ideas Matter'

A book of letters, biography, and ideas based in correspondence, speeches, and interviews, 1988-2020.

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David S. Wills - 'High White Notes - The Rise and Fall of Gonzo Journalism'

David S. Wills - 'High White Notes - The Rise and Fall of Gonzo Journalism'

A chronological, rhythmically bouncy, critical, statistical, and at-times interesting ride into Hunter S. Thompson's writing.

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Robert Emmet Meagher - 'Albert Camus and the Human Crisis'

Robert Emmet Meagher - 'Albert Camus and the Human Crisis'

A wondrous trip through Camus, covering many of his thoughts of human life while painting a magnificent portrait of a person whose mind is desperately needed in this time.

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