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arkhi quoted Les fiancées du califat

Nous avons besoin de toutes les forces que nous pouvons trouver, Cheikh. Et puis, les mécréants ne se méfient pas des femmes. N’est-ce pas toi qui m'as dit qu'il fallait utiliser les points faibles de nos ennemis ?

Les fiancées du califat by Marc Trévidic, Matz, Giuseppe Liotti

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Les fiancées du califat (2021, Rue se Sèvres)

2 star

Les fiancées du califat by Marc Trévidic, Matz, Giuseppe Liotti

Le célèbre ex-juge antiterroriste Marc Trévidic et Matz livrent un nouveau thriller haletant, magnifiquement mis en scène par Giuseppe Liotti.

arkhi reviewed Les fiancées du califat

Sujet intéressant mais résultat décevant

2 star

L’histoire aurait pu être très intéressante vu les thèmes abordés, mais la narration reste trop linéaire.

Les fiancées du califat (2021, Rue se Sèvres)

2 star

Les fiancées du califat by Marc Trévidic, Matz, Giuseppe Liotti

Le célèbre ex-juge antiterroriste Marc Trévidic et Matz livrent un nouveau thriller haletant, magnifiquement mis en scène par Giuseppe Liotti.

arkhi wants to read Race after Technology

Race after Technology (2019, Polity Press)

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Race after Technology by Ruha Benjamin

From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce White supremacy and deepen social inequity.

Benjamin argues that automation, far from being a sinister story of racist programmers scheming on the dark web, has the potential to hide, speed up, and deepen discrimination while appearing neutral and even benevolent when …

arkhi wants to read Private Government

Private Government (paperback, 2019, Princeton University Press)

5 star

Private Government by Elizabeth Anderson

Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments--and why we can't see it

One in four American workers says their workplace is a "dictatorship." Yet that number almost certainly would be higher if we recognized employers for what they are--private governments with sweeping authoritarian power over our lives. Many employers minutely regulate workers' speech, clothing, and manners on the job, and …

arkhi wants to read GOD COUNTRY

GOD COUNTRY (2017, Image Comics)

No rating

GOD COUNTRY by Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw, John J. Hill, Jason Wordie

SOUTHERN BASTARDS meets American Gods in a high-stakes fantasy series that masterfully blends high-octane action and jaw-dropping worldbuilding.

In GOD COUNTRY, readers meet Emmett Quinlan, an old widower rattled by dementia. Emmett isn't just a problem for his children—his violent outbursts are more than the local cops can handle. When a tornado levels his home—as well as the surrounding West …

arkhi wants to read Weapons of Math Destruction

Weapons of Math Destruction (2017, Penguin)

4 star

Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O'Neil

A former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life — and threaten to rip apart our social fabric

We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives—where we go to school, whether we get a car loan, how much we pay for health insurance—are being made not …

arkhi reviewed The Craving Mind

Review of 'The Craving Mind' on 'GoodReads'

4 star

Really interesting reading, both because it confirmed a few things I was wondering about, but also because it gave me a few more arguments about why meditation is good and addiction can be lessened when the decision to do so has been taken.We are our own drug, and also our own solution.
The Craving Mind (Hardcover, 2017)

4 star

The Craving Mind by Judson Brewer

A leading neuroscientist and pioneer in the study of mindfulness explains why addictions are so tenacious and how we can learn to conquer them. We are all vulnerable to addiction. Whether it's a compulsion to constantly check social media, binge eating, smoking, excessive drinking, or any other behaviors, we may find ourselves uncontrollably repeating. Why are bad habits so hard …

arkhi rated Infidel

4 star

Infidel (2018, Image Comics)

4 star

Infidel by Pornsak Pichetshote, Aaron Campbell, José Villarrubia

A horror tale for the 21st century, Infidel follows an American Muslim woman and her multi-racial neighbors who move into a building haunted by entities fueled by xenophobia.

arkhi rated Atomic Bomb

5 star

Atomic Bomb (Broché, French language, 2002, Le Bélial’)

5 star

Atomic Bomb by Fabrice Colin, David Calvo

(Réunion commerciale au Bélial', ambiance café noir, cendriers qui dégueulent, big boss légèrement crispé :) « Alors, le succès de l'été ? — Atomic Bomb de David Calvo et Fabrice Colin. — C'est quel genre ? — C'est une sorte de roman de science-fiction hommage à la Beat Generation avec des surfers bourrés au LSD, des écureuils londoniens, des extraterrestres …