Fall Nonfiction: How to Be a Dictator, by Frank Dikötter

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Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin, Ceausescu. You’ve heard the names. Do you know the stories?

Most of us know the infamous faces behind the names. Many of us realize the magnitude of disaster that hides behind the most notorious dictators in the world. But what was in their mind? How did they rise to power? And, most importantly, how did they maintain it? As the fall comes inevitably, how did theirs come to be? Continue reading “Fall Nonfiction: How to Be a Dictator, by Frank Dikötter”

The thriller list: 5 thrillers for your September list

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Schools open, people get back from holidays. September seems like the month we come back to reality. But if you’re not quite ready for that yet, don’t worry – here’s a list with some of the most intelligent and chilling thrillers to get your mind off things. So plan ahead, and add these to your September to-read list. Are you ready? Continue reading “The thriller list: 5 thrillers for your September list”

The Undoing of Arlo Knott

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What if your life had an ‘undo’ button?

At thirteen, among pain and regret for his mother’s passing, Arlo Knott realizes that he has an extraordinary ability: he can reverse his most recent action. His power, at this point, comes with limitations. He has to remember exactly what was done in order to reverse it, and it must be the most recent happening. But it’s still a tremendous ability. Is this his free pass card into a life with no serious mistakes or dangers? Or can this lead to repercussions? Continue reading “The Undoing of Arlo Knott”