The Busy Reader

 

Pages in Motion. Passion for Stories.

The Busy Reader

 

Pages in Motion. Passion for Stories.

October 1, 2019

Video Length 2:37

Who Should Read It

All parents who are raising children of any age.

Why Should We Read It

We can learn and apply the latest neuropsychological research when raising our children to be well-adjusted adults.

What Will We Learn

Parenting truly can be rewarding, even when it feels impossibly difficult.

Book Reflections

"I expected the parents to command her to behave, and/or a tantrum to erupt. Instead...like magic, the...

September 1, 2019

Video Length 2:27

Who Should Read It

Science aficionados, futurists, and technology enthusiasts

Why Should We Read It

This is the most humorous and entertaining book I've found to date on emerging technology

What Will We Learn

How technology will change how we get to space, build our world, and improve our health

Book Reflections

"...a zany yet informative book..." 

I don’t spend too much time thinking about the future. Of course, I sa...

July 1, 2019

Video Length 1:49

Who Should Read It

Everyone!

Why Should We Read It

We will learn to tolerate and appreciate "wild life" just a little more.

What Will We Learn

Contrary to popular belief, a "cleaner" home does not make a healthier home.

Book Reflections

"...an exploration of a wild habitat not fully understood by our scientific community: our own homes." 

I have a variable interest in the garden that my wife and I have in our home. Th...

February 1, 2019

Video Length 2:19

Who Should Read It

Anyone interested in an engaging discussion about Homo sapiens and how this species came to dominate and reshape this planet in its image.

Why Should We Read It

More than any other book, we will come to understand why our species evolved the way it did, and how it singularly changed the ecological history of our planet.  

What Will We Learn

We will also begin to appreciate how and why humans...

February 2, 2018

Video Length 2:14

Who Should Read It

Anybody who is a fan of the Jurassic Park franchise and wants to know what is currently possible in the real world.

Why Should We Read It

Reviving an extinct species is cutting edge biotechnology, and has wide ramifications for its application in medicine and even climate change.

What Will We Learn

We will receive a refresher crash course in molecular genetics in the context of reviving the wooll...

October 1, 2017

Video Length 2:08

Who Should Read It

People who want to carefully plan the final chapter of their or their loved ones' lives.

Why Should We Read It

The progress of medical knowledge and the subsequent increase in our average life expectancy make it extremely important to think about the transition from life to death.  

What Will We Learn

Paradoxically, the more we learn about how people die in America, the more we come to understand...

May 1, 2017

Video Length 6:05

Who Should Read it

Professional time travelers, aspiring astronauts, and all human beings (optional for non-human life forms)

Why Should We Read it

The universe is too fascinating and too elegant for us to miss out on its peculiarities. 

What Will We Learn

Astrophysics isn't (that) hard!  We just need to train our eyes to understand what we are seeing. 

Book Summary

“Astrophysics to this day resides in my same m...

March 2, 2017

Video (5:35)

Who Should Read it

Math enthusiasts and history lovers

Why Should We Read it

This book tells us fun stories about the math equations we hear from time to time. Do you know what math equations enable the invention of skyscrapers, high-speed trains, and flash drives? Read on!

What Will We Learn

We will learn the practical achievements of 17 math equations including the Pythagorean theorem, logarithms, calculus, Newto...

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