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
This not just an adventure story but one of resilience and courage Having the advantage of having a keen eye, and a degree in geology gives a unique perspective
Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), have touched a lot of lives, some for better, some for worst. This book goes in the political wars fought about it
Germania by Harald Gilbers is a murder-mystery taking place during the last weeks of World War II, following a Jewish investigator reactivated by the Gestapo. This book won the Glauser Prize for the best German crime novel.
Attempts, and succeeds, to navigate the enormous amount of information to tell a fascinating, easy to read story. More importantly, the authors managed to separate the truth from the mountains of disinformation being put out by state and non-state actors, in official as well as unofficial roles.
The book goes back and forth between the author’s personal account, a look at the jaw dropping corruption which happened on a local level, as well as national, and even worldwide, implications
Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success – How others perceive you at work, and how knowing that information and manipulate it can help you succeed.
Milo Weaver, the reluctant spy, finds himself facing a CIA analyst about 10 years after the Department of Tourism, CIA’s silent assassins, was disbanded. The two find themselves on the run when a new breed of Tourists tries to kill them both.
The book follows 4 decades of public service from Mr. Powel’s service in Vietnam and Mr. Cheney’s entrance to government to the administration of George W. Bush
In The Nearest Exit by Olen Steinhauer bats the story out of the park again, with an unbelievable plot involving the CIA, Germany’s secret service, and others.