I always wondered what a bored literature professor saw in books things which I either couldn’t, wouldn’t, or simply didn’t care to.
A mesmerizing yet profoundly sad book since we know the outcome from the onset. The author’s 27-year-old daughter fell ill with porphyria and lapsed into a coma
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