Hanio Yamada sees no future for himself, so he puts an ad in the paper offering his life for sale. In his quest to be killed Hanio meets many shadowy characters
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right is a nonfiction book tracing how the rich & powerful shape the world.
The Porpoise by Mark Haddon is a novel following three stories in different time periods, all with a common narrative, in different worlds, which just touch.
Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination is a well-researched biography which doesn’t put Disney on a pedestal, or takes his side on several issues
“Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean” by Ed Kritzler is about a small part in the vast history of the Jewish people. This is an incredible book with many fascinating characters their intrigue, exploration and adventure. The author focuses on the Jewish pirates as well as the legitimate Jewish seamen (such as pilots, navigators, etc.) since, let’s face it, there is a reason you never heard of Jewish pirates – there weren’t that many.
“The Invisible Mountain” by Carolina de Robertis starts off with a miracle. In the first day of the twentieth century a baby girl, who disappeared from a village after her mother died giving birth to her, was found on top of a tree, that little girl is named Pajarita (Little Bird) and thus the story begins.
The story is well written and interesting; this is a good book and deserves praise.
An elegant, informative and well researched book, yet a bit strange and differs from other biographies