John Fante (8 April 1909 – 8 May 1983) was an American novelist, writer, and screenwriter. His semi-autobiographical novel Ask the Dust is his most famous work
I the magical realism, an explanation of Chinese calligraphy. A fascinating read into what makes up the calligraphy symbols, and how Daiyu interprets them
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
Sidney Sheldon was an award-winning writer, director and producer. His career included Broadway plays, motion pictures, as well as television work.
I enjoyed this memoir way more than I thought I would. It is entertaining, funny, introspective, extremely personal, open, as well as one hell of a ride
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the first autobiography I read which I would consider to be literature, written with wit and wisdom to boot.
Miss Allende explores multiple themes throughout the narrative, focusing on women’s issues in Latin America, but does not beat the reader with it.
The journey starts almost immediately into the ocean with beautiful double page photograph of a gray whale in Bajaj California, and it gets better.
Dervish Dust: The Life and Words of James Coburn is a rich and immersive biography, which doesn’t attempt to a saint of out its subject, nor lionize his memory
Hollywood Horrors tells of dark past of Tinseltown, where movies stars, studios, and criminals are almost indistinguishable.