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.
After the Apocalypse is a short book talks about a true, reality based, vision of where American needs to strive towards, and lead.
Leonardo da Vinci is more than a painter, engineer or weapon smith, and in this excellent biography Walter Isaacson tries to figure out this complex genius.
A non-fiction book for the information age, talking about how people send information (and misinformation) from tum-tums in Africa, to Ada Lovelace-Alan turning
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.
Investigating a case with the rare book, Alicia and Vargas go to Barcelona uncovering an tangled web of kidnappings , murders, and meet with the Sempere family
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
A nonfiction book of extremely short biographies of those people the author deemed as changing the world they lived in. Mr. Montefiore is a prize winning author
The book immediately caught my attention since I really enjoy these min-biographies which delve in depth into a short, but meaningful time in the subject’s life
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry is an award-winning book taking place in Denmark during World War II, following Annemarie Johansen in Nazi occupied Denmark.