Books on Photographs

Books on Photographs

779. Books on photographs Further Reading: Yann Arthus-Bertrand Our Living Earth: A Story of People, Ecology, and Preservation, 2008. In 1994, Yann Athus-Bertrand started a project for UNESCO photographing some of the most stunning landscapes on the planet from...

Books on Photography

Books on Photography

770. Books on photography Further Reading: The Abungus Lamu: Kenya’s Enchanted Island, 2009. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lamu, an island off the northern coast of Kenya, is featured in this book of 300 specially-commissioned photographs. The collection...

Sun Dancing by Geoffrey Moorhouse: Book Review

Sun Dancing by Geoffrey Moorhouse: Book Review

Sun Dancing: Life in a Medieval Irish Monastery and How Celtic Spirituality Influenced the World by Geoffrey Moorhouse My rating: 4 of 5 stars Like many introverts, I’ve always thought a secluded, monkish lifestyle would be preferable to the loud people-stew in which...

Books on Engineering and Applied Physics

Books on Engineering and Applied Physics

620. Books on engineering & allied operations Further Reading: Henry Petroski Invention by Design: How Engineers Get from Thought to Thing, 1998. Civil engineering professor Henry Petroski surveys ten case studies to shed light on how scientists make...

Books on Astronomy and Allied Sciences

Books on Astronomy and Allied Sciences

520. Books on astronomy & allied sciences Further Reading: J.L. Heilbron The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories, 1999. The truth about the separation of science and religion is more complicated than we think. John Heilbron tells the story of four...

Books on Constitutional and Administrative Law

Books on Constitutional and Administrative Law

342. Books on constitutional & administrative law Further Reading: Akhil Reed Amar The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era, 2016. Legal scholar Akhil Reed Amar points out that news events come at us so thick and fast today that we often...

Books about the Books of the Christian Bible

Books about the Books of the Christian Bible

221. Books on Old Testament theology Further Reading: Tremper Longman and Peter Enns, eds. Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry, & Writings, 2009. This dictionary provides scholarly articles and interpretations on scriptures from Job, Proverbs,...

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald: Book Review

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald: Book Review

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald My rating: 5 of 5 stars Who isn’t fascinated by hawks and other large and lethal birds? Helen Macdonald has been all her life. Her sympathetic and understanding parents supported her obsession with hawking lessons and books, including...

Books on Epistemology, Causation, and Humankind

Books on Epistemology, Causation, and Humankind

120. Books on  Epistemology, Causation, Humankind Further Reading: 123. Books on Determinism & Indeterminism Ian Hacking The Taming of Chance, 1990. Professor Ian Hacking presents a scholarly work on the analysis of probability's history and its influence. 126....

Books on the history of Germany and Central Europe

Books on the history of Germany and Central Europe

943. Books on the history of Germany & Central Europe Further Reading: Carmen Callil Bad Faith: A Forgotten History of Family and Fatherland and Vichy France, 2006. Nazi sympathizers existed all across Europe as World War II raged on. This is the story of French...