The coffee company Starbucks is named after the first mate of the Pequod, (the whaling ship from Moby Dick which was the company’s original name).
I did not know what to expect, I knew it wouldn’t be a magnificent piece of literature, but I have heard many positive reviews and several bad ones.
While I'm not much of a fantasy reader, I do love the movies. I thought the Lord of the Ring trilogy was fantastic even though I couldn't get past 150 pages in the book itself. Check out the first trailer for the last piece of The Hobbit movie trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (release date December 17th, 2014).
An insightful book about the character of this very divisive politician.
This week I celebrated my fourth blogiversary, my first post was, of course, about Don Quixote. I cannot believe four years have gone by and I'm still blogging about books. The past several months I didn't have the energy to put into the promotion of this site as I did before. and I know that as […]
Elias Canetti (25 July, 1905 – 14 August, 1994) was a novelist, non-fiction writer, memoirist and playwright. Mr. Elias was born in Bulgaria, but is known as a Swiss and British novelist. Image from russianroulettehitscannes.wordpress.com Books by Elias Canetti The ancestors of Mr. Canetti were Sephardi Jews who were expelled from Spain in 1492. Canetti came […]
A 14th Century book is found hidden in a wall in a monastery, inside it there is a map which points to a cave filled with outstanding paintings on its walls. The book is sent to Paris for restoration where Hugo Pineau, a literary historian, enlists the help of Luc Simard, an archaeologist to find the cave.
To celebrate Batman Day Amazon is giving away "Batman Eternal #1" for free by using promo code "BATMAN75". Click on the link or on the image below for that promotion (Until August 3, 2014). Comics Sale Featuring Batman, $0.99 Each Also on sale are Batman Graphic Novels for $2.99 each
About: Bringing Down Gaddafi: On the Ground with the Libyan Rebels by Andrei Netto is a non-fiction book telling the story of the author, a Brazilian journalist. Mr. Netto traveled to Libya to witness firsthand the uprising against Gaddafi. 320 pages Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Trade Language: English ISBN-10: 1137279125 My rating for Bringing Down Gaddafi — […]
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