50 Books each year

50 Books each year

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The podcast show where we read 50 books each year, so you don’t have to. With host Mijndert Burger we publish 1 episode for each week, which will equal to 1 book review per week. The books are non-fiction and can vary from memoires, science, sport, lif?


9, Leadership in turbulent times, Doris Kearns Goodwin
Aug 5 • 24 min
In Chapter number 9 we review the book: Leadership in Turbulent times, by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Every leader, every presidency, every person has his struggle. But how do you deal with them? Learning of history is something that we humans don’t easily…
8, The astronaut selection test book, Tim Peake, ESA
Jul 29 • 27 min
Always been dreaming about becoming an astronaut but unsure if you have what it takes to become one? In this chapter Mijndert takes makes some test questions with you to see if you have what it takes to become an astronaut. The book contains a lot more…
7, Dare Not Linger, Nelson Mandela
Jul 22 • 25 min
In Chapter 7 of our podcast 50 Books each year Mijndert is reviewing the book of Nelson Mandela ‘Dare Not Linger’. From his life in 1940’s till 1950’s and his presidency in the 90’s the lessons of Nelson Mandela are very relevant and important to…
6, The Power of Mathematical Thinking, Jordan Ellenberg
Jul 15 • 23 min
In chapter number 6 of the podcast show ’ 50 books each year ’ Mijndert is reviewing; The Power of Mathematical Thinking, by Jordan Ellenberg. If you want to learn how to win the lottery and which lottery to play then this is the book for you. Mijndert…
5, Gender: your guide, Lee Airton PHD
Jul 8 • 25 min
In Chapter number 5 of our podcast show ‘50 Books each year’ we are reading and reviewing the book: Gender your guide, by Lee Airton. Lee wrote how it was for them to deal with being transgender and non-binary and how you can make your language more…
4, Homo Deus, Yuval Noah Harari
Jul 1 • 43 min
In Chapter 4 of our podcast 50 Books each year Mijndert reviews ’ Homo Deus ’ by Yuval Noah Harari. Mankind is changing, are we aware of it, are we in control of it and are we participating in it? This Chapter asks certain questions about he past,…
1, Shoe Dog, Phil Knight
Jun 24 • 34 min
In the first chapter of the podcast 50 Books each year I am so happy to start with a very inspirational story. Phil Knight is the CEO en Co-founder of Nike. Phil takes us with him during every high and low that his company has had. If you want the real…
2, Prepared, Diane Tavenner
Jun 24 • 31 min
In chapter 2 of the podcast 50 Books each year we review the book ‘Prepared’ by Diane Tavenner. Diane is the founder of a public schooling network in the United States of America and has received multiple awards for the exceptional performance of her…
3, Factfulness, Hans Rosling
Jun 24 • 39 min
In chapter 3 of the podcast 50 Books each year we review the book Factfulness by the Swedish Hans Rosling. Hans is a doctor, a teacher, a researcher and a father. He puts a mirror in front of us and forces us to evaluate the way we look at the world….
Introduction
Jun 23 • 2 min
Hello and welcome to the podcast: 50 Books Each year. I am Mijndert your host and in this podcast I am going to be reviewing 1 book each week. I’ll be covering mostly non fiction books and am looking forward to your input. Do you have a great book that…