Got the supply of books ordered (24) – themes are mainly History-7 (EU, India-Mughal, Historiography, Britain, Lepanto, Power), Organization, 4 Bono’s thinking book, Chechnya, 2 satire book of O’Farrell, and not to forget 2 horse book.
Ramadhan is in it’s early weeks, I need to develop something on Tafsir Ibn Kathir, trying to finish it as a project this Ramadhan. Maybe not much time to read the FT. Spend some decent hours rading the opening of Ibn Kathir’s tafseer
Started with O’Farrell An Utterly Impartial History of Britain, Persuit of Power and Europe Since 1870. Reviewed Understanding Organization (an old book 1976 – I’m not born yet) very suitable book for me a non-bussiness student. Need to catch up with my Using the Financial Pages (FT guide book). Need to understand a bit on Monetary Policies and how it works… after reading Munhcau Maybe I need to get Freakonomiks book now!
The ECB should treat a temporary fall in headline inflation just as it treated the temporary rise last year. It should ignore it, writes Wolfgang Münchau Aug 31 2008
But unsure when I will start writing my Journal paper and do Job Hunting. Hope I can manage it!
George Monbiot: We have lost the sweetest of our native fruit: the only way to get it back is to grow it – even if that means guerrilla grafting
Clive Crook weighs the Republican choice– Aug-31
This is the correct notion for politics where it come back to character not necessary competence. “The point is simple: for this job, character trumps experience, especially Washington experience, every time. Voters know this even if the experts do not.”
A good one in Guardian.
|31 August 2008|
|For country or for ego?|
|What the West does in order to expose scandals, we think we can do better. And indeed, we have.|