Even operations that seem mundane, such as smuggling out of the Soviet Union of Nikita Khrushchev’s secret speech gets an air of reverence and complexity
A beautiful book, a lyrical and relatable story of the author who was born in Russia but spent his summers with his grandmother Charlotte Lemonnier
Theodore Dreiser is known for many things, among them are the situations he created which resemble nature studies more than the philosophical choice of agency
Uncle Misha’s Partisans by Yuri Suhl is a fictional book following the adventures of a Ukrainian boy during World War II.
A few days ago I stumbled on a fascinating tweet-chat using the hashtag #bookmarket. While I’m not an active participant of that chat (I work at that time) I happen to hop on and join the conversation.
Better by Mistake by Alina Tugend is a non-fiction book which tries to explain how dealing with mistakes can benefit you and your work
I enjoyed this book very much, short but tells a great alternative history of what happened to Eva Braun. It could easily be a book just about that subject
While many people had issues with Bestselling author Jacqueline Susann’s writing skills, she did write several best sellers.
The few interesting events that do happen in this book are being told in such short order that it seems the author glossed over them on purpose
Starting with the early Roman settlers, salt traders, the book introduces readers to fascinus, the winged phallus which becomes a family heirloom & each chapter