Review: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah HarariMy rating: 4 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this book. It is “pop history” not “history” to be sure, but it offers some keen insights, asks some provocative questions, and is engagingly well written. Harari captured my attention from the get-go as he defined fourContinue reading “Review: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind”

Alien: Covenant – Interesting But Deeply Flawed

Katie and I watched Alien: Covenant this evening and, despite trying to temper our expectations, still left with very mixed feelings. All comments below are spoiler-free except where indicated.THE GOOD Michael Fassbender puts on an acting master class. The movie is worth seeing just for him. The movie explores a genuinely interesting idea for theContinue reading “Alien: Covenant – Interesting But Deeply Flawed”