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.
The author tries to understand why, and how, intelligence services around the world are targeting American higher education, and the implications from those actions
The most fascinating part, for me, was how each person governed before and after office as if the office was sacred and kept it that way despite political differences.
An account of the assassination of President James A. Garfield. Mr. Garfield was the 20th President of these US and the second to be assassinated in office.
Superman – the granddaddy of all superheroes, the one who started it all, the icon who is held to higher standard in fiction and has set the standards for many of us in the non-fiction world. It’s no wonder why the franchise is almost 80 years strong and growing stronger.