Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksLibrariesSign In

Julia Macfarlane

Recommended Books

BBC journalist Julia Macfarlane works as a producer and on-screen reporter covering breaking international news.
3 books on the list
Sort by
Latest Recommendations First
The City and the Stars book cover
The City and the Stars
Arthur C. Clarke - May 01, 2003 (first published in 1956)
Goodreads Rating
Clarke's masterful evocation of the far future of humanity, considered his finest novel....
Julia Macfarlane
Aug 23, 2019
@edcumming The City and the Stars by Arthur C Clarke - amazing amount of imagination in that book      source
The Woman Destroyed book cover
The Woman Destroyed
Simone de Beauvoir - Aug 12, 1987 (first published in 1967)
Goodreads Rating
Three long stories that draw the reader into the lives of three women, all past their first youth, all facing unexpected crises....
Julia Macfarlane
Aug 22, 2019
@northnorth_west Oh it was a beautiful journey, that book. I love her. She reads people’s souls      source
Tyrant book cover
Shakespeare on Politics
Stephen Greenblatt - May 08, 2018
Goodreads Rating
World-renowned Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt explores the playwright's insight into bad [and often mad] rulers.As an aging, tenacious Elizabeth I clung to power, a talented playwright probed the social causes, the psychological roots, and the twisted consequences of tyranny. In exploring the psyche (and psychoses) of the likes of Richard I...
Julia Macfarlane
Aug 07, 2019
@PeterRNeumann @tombarfield It's a frigging amazing book that's been in a bunch of bestseller lists maybe she just has good taste in books guys      source