The Israel/Palestine conflict, of course, can fill hundreds of books, but it goes to show the gray moral ambiguity of all the characters.
This book is brilliant, insane and twisted – a grotesque fable, sometimes funny & beautifully written. Even my daughter came to enjoy it after the first chapter
The book’s strength is the presentation of coal mining, it’s benefits & destroying the environment. The struggles of coal miners are presented in a clear manner
The novel does have its insane parts. A cat with a gun, naked witches, and trickery. From the insanity to a tender narrative of the fate of Judas, and Margarita
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.
A young man, Reseng was trained by Old Raccoon in The Library of Dogs to become an assassin in the corrupt underworld of South Korea, alliances shift rapidly.
Mr. Gates talks about transforming large organizations from the inside. He has previously been Directory of the CIA, president of Texas A & M, as well as SecDef
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