I think most can agree that history is nuanced, Hollywood and Israel: A History by Anthony Shaw and Giora takes great effort to drive that point home
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Hollywood Horrors tells of dark past of Tinseltown, where movies stars, studios, and criminals are almost indistinguishable.
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z – A – Abrams, Dan Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency (with David Fisher) – A mini-biography of the 16th President’s last big trial before running for high office Abnett, Dan Titans Vol. 3: A Judas Among Us (illustrated by Brett Booth) – A graphic novel seeing the team trying to infiltrate H.I.V.E. Abu-Jabar, Diana Fencing with the King by Diana Abu-Jaber – An American woman visiting, and discovering things about, her prominent Jordanian family in preparations for the King’s birthday celebration Abu-Rish, Wagih Replenishing the Sea of Galilee: A Family Saga across Ethnicity, Place, and Religion – A novel taking place in Palestine and the United States over several generation Adams, Mark Turn Right at Machu Picchu – A nonfiction travelogue/history/investigate report in which the author follows the footsteps of Hiram Bingham III. Adjapon, Bisi The Teller of Secrets – A coming of age novel about a Nigerian-Ghanian girl in the late 1960s, discovering feminism Afshar, Tessa Pearl in the Sand– Biblical fiction story of Rahab, one…
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn’t Help by Benjamin Wiker – A non-fiction meditation by the author about books which he believes are influential and popular but are actually full of bad ideas. 100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do (2019 Edition) by Joe Yogerst – A travel book published by National Geographic about the American National Parks. 100 Drives, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to Do, What to See (2020 Edition) by Joe Yogerst – A National Geographic book detailing 100 journeys through all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. The 100-Year-Old Who Climbed Out Through the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson – A fictional book which follows the adventures and mis-adventures of its centenarian protagonist in a hilarious romp through the 20th century. 108 Rock Star Guitars by Lisa S. Johnson – A book featuring photographs of guitars (and guitars only) of famous guitarists. The book took 17 years for Ms. Johnson…
A fascinating book, taking place between 175-1725, or as it’s known “The Golden Age of Piracy”. The pirates did nothing short of social and political revolt
Sidney Sheldon was an award-winning writer, director and producer. His career included Broadway plays, motion pictures, as well as television work.
Sidney Kingsley (22 October, 1906 – 20 March, 1995), born as Sidney Kingsley , was a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, as well as an actor.
Much like other anthologies I read, in Collectibles some are fascinating, some less so. However, this is a solid collection featuring talented authors.
A groundbreaking book about a group of volunteer German soldiers fighting during the last weeks of World War I, told through his eyes. An eye opening book.
Fortune’s Child: A Novel of Empress Theodora – A historical novel about a woman who used her wits and good looks to become the wife of the ruler of the empire.