Mr. Westacott examines why smart people have been preaching frugality since the dawn of the written word He asks many questions & challenge notions on frugality
Mr. Fleming’s descriptions of Harlem, voodoo and thrilling adventures are as exciting as ever. The tone in this novel is grittier than its predecessor, with more action moving the story forward.
And a fight with a giant octopus.
I really liked the characters of the book, the three Kenyan orphans are engaging and likeable. I also liked how the author took the Wizard of Oz and weaved that narrative into his storyline throughout the book.
Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History tells the of the story of the Iranian hostage rescue, the audaciousity of it all
Most of all The Martian celebrates human inventiveness to survive. An adventure book celebrating intelligence, done with intellect, wit and full of suspense.
The author provides a good historical background of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and provides examples of how the leadership failed its people by not developing a political culture and infrastructure that could support startup state. While Mr. Schanzer does not absolve Israel of blame, he lays most of it at the feet of the United States and Europe who are, according to the narrative, major contributors to the failure.
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.
A non-fiction book which tackles the history of camouflage, lies, bluffs and tricks which helped the British win World War I and World War II.
Daniel Sempere and his wife are content with life and baby. When a strange walks in the book shop and threatens to divulge a secret, their happiness subsides.
The story is about an author named David Martin who accepts an assignment to write a book for a very rich client.
An offer too good to be true.