Rostra’s Choice

Rostra’s Choice: The Power of Habit

Title: The Power of Habit: Why we do what we do and how to change Writer:  Charles Duhigg Year of Publication: 2013 Review: Charles Duhigg is an investigative reporter for the legendary New York Times. In this book, he takes his readers through case studies and real-life experiences revolving around the Habit Loop. Duhigg argues

Rostra’s Choice: Mr Two Bomb

Title: Mr. Two Bomb Writer: William Coles Year of publication: 2010 Review: As American bombers drop the first ever nuclear bomb onto Hiroshima, a despicable, selfish man is unaware that the first of two hells in upon him. Surviving the first blast, and escaping right into the clutches of the second detonation in Nagasaki, he

Rostra’s Choice: Doughnut Economics

Title: Doughnut Economics Writer: Kate Raworth Year of publication: 2017 Review: In this book, Oxford economist Kate Raworth introduces an economic model that revisits the mainstream economic thinking and accounts for planetary and societal boundaries of development. The author argues that limitless economic growth is unsustainable and that policymakers’ priorities should be altered in the