Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions is the only economics book that didn’t make me feel like I was in over my head when I was reading it. The idea behind it is that although basic economic theory assumes that people will always make rational decisions, behavioral economics shows otherwise. These conclusionsContinue reading “Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely”

Happy Gardenversary!

It’s March 2021, which means Metro Manila has been under quarantine for a full year already. (To clarify, all of the ECQ-MECQ-GCQ-MGCQ programs end with -Q for quarantine.) On the bright side, this also marks one year of exploring hobbies that can be done at home. One such hobby was gardening. My interest started whenContinue reading “Happy Gardenversary!”

The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra

To date, Anthony Marra’s The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories is the best story collection I have read. I loved reading (and being surprised by) the interconnected stories and characters in the collection. Since the stories revolved around the same characters, I felt like I got to know them more with each story IContinue reading “The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra”