The author managed to combine comedy, drama, romance, mystery, religion (Judaism) and a healthy dose of NYC culture in the narrative, yet somehow stay focused on a loose p
Mr. Oren presents the history from the point of view of politicians, not the soldiers on the ground. He doesn’t deal much with military tactics but more with high level decisions and diplomatic chess games.
The beautiful design alone of this book is worth a look for any bibliophile, even if you might not enjoy the story.
The author keeps the reader guessing about the real motives of all the characters involved. As is in life, there is not black and white, but only shades of gray. Even the “good guys” have their own dark motivation.
Green Lantern’s oath (“In the brightest day, in darkest night”) is credited to Mr. Bester.
There are some good tips in this book, but it’s very redundant which is either to help the reader remember the tips or being used as filler to make the book thicker
Each graphic takes up two pages and shows one subject (solar eclipse, tallest mountains, biggest lakes and more).
The Angles of Zin by Clifford Irving was a nice surprise when I read it. The book is well done and well written. The author doesn’t try to tackle on too much, but shows a slice of life and characters who tackle incredibly difficult moral dilemmas.
A non-fiction book in which the authors debunk the idea of what an “American Millionaire” is. The authors did studies for corporations about targeting millionaires and they came up with some fascinating finds.
Mr. Woolrich’s noir stories were adapted to screenplays more than any other writer.