Connie Willis' award-winning sci-fi novel 'Doomsday Book' is one of the few time travel stories where a female perspective forms the core of the drama. Is it worth the read?
Tag: middle ages
Medieval Peasants Worked Less Than You: Fake News?
A few days ago, a headline popped up on my phone stating that the average American works more hours per year than medieval peasants did. Is that really true?
Notes on ‘Special Operations in the Age of Chivalry’ by Yuval Harari
You might have heard of a certain book that is trending right now: 'Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind', by Yuval Noah Harari. But I doubt you've heard of another book by the same author: 'Special Operations in the Age of Chivalry'.