Category Archives: Book Reviews

The Joy of Being a Woman by Ingrid Trobisch

Posted On August 01, 2017 Contador Harrison

I’m not religious myself but have no problem reading religion inspired books like this guidebook for every Christian woman to her own body written by a typical 20th century feminist, Ingrid Trobisch. Its a book about how self acceptance negates obsession with securing approval from others or your judge...Read More

Wayaway by Dorothy Cork

Posted On July 01, 2017 Contador Harrison

Wayaway is a book that fictionally delves into unsatisfactory affair with Cairns in Queensland being Keitha Godwin and her brother Martin holiday destination.Coral Reef Hotel Restaurant is where Martin and Keitha enjoyed reef fish and salad but behind them were broken relationships.The reality of relationships isn’t as dramatic as...Read More

Making Love: A Man’s Guide by Barry White

Posted On June 05, 2017 Contador Harrison

As a tween, I learned that there’s a difference between making love and having sex. Thats why when I was going through old books in my library i took note of this book written by Barry White, a bloke whose music was more about love than anything else. In...Read More

All in a Summer Season by Jean Ure

Posted On May 01, 2017 Contador Harrison

Jean Ure remains one of my favourite children’s author that i ever read as kid and to this date, with over 170 books, she’s still among the greatest fictional writers I’ve come across. As I was browsing through my library of 20th century fiction books, I landed on a...Read More

Small is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher

Posted On April 01, 2017 Contador Harrison

Small is Beautiful is the first book that I have read whose economic models are based on Burma, present day Myanmar. At the beginning i wasn’t certain what could have been achieved by using Southeast Asian nation metrics which was under military dictatorship when this book was published in...Read More

Tinsel by William Goldman

Posted On March 13, 2017 Contador Harrison

Am not selective on what I read and when I picked Tinsel, a book written by William Goldman from my bookshelf, I knew characters will be engrossing and entertaining. Its a book filled with sex and desperation and is more like Hollywood era of five decades ago.Tinsel is a...Read More

Disputed Passage by Lloyd C. Douglas

Posted On February 26, 2017 Contador Harrison

Lloyd C. Douglas was an incredible writer with extraordinary perfection on fictional writing. Dispute Passage was not only a successful novel but the film version did very well. ‘Have you not learnt great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed the passage with you?’ was an...Read More

My Camera, My Life by Sir Mohinder Dhillon

Posted On January 21, 2017 Contador Harrison

Mohinder Singh Dhillon’s autobiography entitled My Camera, My Life is three volume and reminds the reader why photography remains wildly popular artistic medium in Africa.Born in Punjab, India in 1931, he is a multi award winning photojournalist who first went to Kenya aged 16 to join his father, the...Read More

The 5th Columnist: A legendary Journalist by Liz Gitonga Wanjohi

Posted On December 27, 2016 Contador Harrison

Privately owned newspapers in Kenya like the Daily Nation were the voice of the voiceless in agitation for the country’s multi party democracy in the early 1990s. However, state controlled media outlets like Kenya Times were part of government’s repressive machinery that fought opposing voices day and night. In...Read More

Money, Sex and Power By Richard Foster

Posted On November 30, 2016 Contador Harrison

I grew up knowing money is power, and sex without money is tasteless and there’s no power without money.That was what motivated me to re-read this book which the author advises the reader about how to manage money, sexual urges and power in a morally upright way.Scientists have for...Read More