Becoming Superman My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood by J. Michael Straczynski – an autobiography from his poverty stricken childhood into a successful writer
Moon Rush: The New Space Race is about the history of man getting to the moon and suggests a path forward to the satellite which we have already abandoned.
A book which intends to inform novice and enthusiasts alike. Mr. Floyd is the editor of Birding Magazine and, of course, an avian aficionado himself.
100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do – A travel book published by National Geographic about the American National Parks.
The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II – recounts how Russia became and unlikely ally with the US & England
Tasting Italy: A Culinary Journey by America’s Test Kitchen, Eugenia Bone and Julia Della Croce is a cookbook which has recipes from certain regions of Italy.
Part historical fiction part art history the story follows Catrin working in Delft create Delft Blue literature. Appearances by masters such as Rembrandt
Throughout the book the author explains how the brain works, and how to hack the brain to become more productive.
I did find the whole story of the orphan train itself, fascinating and engaging.
Not only it is about the space program, but also about bright people preserving and making a name for themselves through education and smarts.