The world-building is incredible. There are elements of the Grass Sea, reincarnation, cultural aspects & ramifications, technology, cities landscapes, and more
Tells of the events which lead to Patton successfully turning around a losing battle, and becoming the face of the US Army in the African campagn
The book focuses, primarily, on four remarkable soldiers and the heroics they achieved in saving the world from certain doom. Consisting of short biographies
Violeta was lives through extraordinary events, from World Wars, family tragedy, loves, lost, political turmoil, as well as women’s rights.
Tells the story of fierce women fighting in the Dutch Resistance during World War II. They rescued Jews, sabotage, assassinations, running guns and supplies
Dr. Ryland Grace woke up on a space-ship with no idea why he’s there. His crew-mates are dead and the spaceship is millions of miles from home.
What impressed me the most about The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams is the excellent and loving research that has gone into the writing of this novel.
Eyewitness: A Personal Account of the Unraveling of the Soviet Union by Vladimir Pozner is an account of the 72 hour coup tried to overthrow Mikhail Gorbachev
Just as Cervantes’ Don Quichotte made fun of the junk-culture in his era, Mr. Rushdie goes to a literary war with the garbage that Americans are inundated with
The Last Leonardo: The Secret Lives of the World’s Most Expensive Painting – a non-fiction book about da Vinci’s painting: Salvator Mundi, sold for $450 million