Violeta was lives through extraordinary events, from World Wars, family tragedy, loves, lost, political turmoil, as well as women’s rights.
Codebreaker Girls: A Secret Life at Bletchley Park is a non-fiction account of the life of Daisy Lawrence, who worked at Bletchley Park during World War II.
The true story of Udham Singh, a Sikh orphan, setting out on a decades long scheme to murder an English diplomat, t Sir Michael O’Dwyer, the Lieutenant Governor
The Last Leonardo: The Secret Lives of the World’s Most Expensive Painting – a non-fiction book about da Vinci’s painting: Salvator Mundi, sold for $450 million
Moon Rush: The New Space Race is about the history of man getting to the moon and suggests a path forward to the satellite which we have already abandoned.
D-Day Girls The Spies Who Armed the Resistance Sabotaged the Nazis and Helped Win World War II -historical accounts of women spies, tied into a single narrative
Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen by Brian Raftery examines movies from 1999, a groundbreaking year in cinema with many amazing movies.
A short biography of William Bailey, an American who stood his ground against Hitler’s Germany, in New York harbor, at a time when the US was solidly neutral.
The way the antiquarian book business runs, and the pure luck sometimes involved in finding rare books, is a fascinating glimpse into a tough business model
Death March Escape: The Remarkable Story of a Man Who Twice Escaped the Nazi Holocaust – A biography of Dave Hersch, the author’s father and his first book.