Monthly Archives: October 2013

Book review – Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

I love memoirs. Anyone who read this post about my favorite memoirs knows about my love of peeking into the life of someone I don’t know who has an interesting story to tell. So this led me to Orange is the … Continue reading

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Read a book: It’s good for you

What if I told you that reading a good book can be good for your health, both physical and mental, and the well being of society at large? I just read Clay Johnson’s profound and world renowned manifesto, The Information Diet: A Case … Continue reading

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Book of the month – The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

What a month we’ve had! I’m not really sure where to start, so I’ll try to move through September’s highlights chronologically. First of all, Erin H. shared this awesome list (don’t you just love BuzzFeed?) – 32 books that will … Continue reading

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Happy first birthday, UBC blog!

This has been a special week for the UBC. On October 3rd, Catherine wrote about our third anniversary as a club – what an amazing milestone that was! Today, we celebrate yet another as the blog turns one year old … Continue reading

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