Giorgio Vasari (30 July, 1515 – 27 June, 1574) was a writer, painter, and engineer from Italy. He is considered to be the foundation of art-history writing.
The subject might be just one painting, but it also tells of the history of the time, military tactics, art history, and religious and regional politics
The author captured the feeling of being a foreigner in a place which you intimately know very well. It is a feeling many of us get after visiting our childhood home town, after many years of absence.
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
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.
The Volunteer by Salvatore Scibona tells of young boy is stranded at Hamburg Fuhlsbuettel Airport in 2010. He speaks no German, it seems as if he was abandoned
The art was excellent, very enjoyable and expressive. Strong story and art really make a killer combination in comics and it’s always a pleasure to read one.
A historical fiction novel taking place in Paris, 1942, and follows an art dealer trying to save art from the hands of the Nazis.
I never thought I’d enjoy a book about pigeons. A thrilling book about an oddball corner of history including brave citizens, and creative intelligence officers
Kate Kane (Batwoman) is shot down getting captured by Scarecrow. We get a trip into Batwoman’s psyche as stumbles from one hellish landscape to another