Books on General Knowledge

Books on General Knowledge

000-009. Books on general knowledge Further Reading: 001. Knowledge Jeremy Campbell Grammatical Man: Information, Entropy, Language and Life, 1982. Jeremy Campbell covers information theory from its early days of development in World War II by Alan Turing, Claude...

Born Standing Up by Steve Martin: Book Review

Born Standing Up by Steve Martin: Book Review

Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life by Steve Martin My rating: 4 of 5 stars Steve Martin comes across as a sophisticated, but goofy guy who just happens to be a genius at comedy. But in reading his memoir about the years leading up to and during his stand-up comedy...

Books on the History of Europe

Books on the History of Europe

940. Books on the history of Europe Further Reading: Scott Anderson Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 2013. Scott Anderson shares how four men, Curt Prűfer of Germany, Zionist Aaron Aarohshon, American William...

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough: Book Review

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough: Book Review

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Wright Brothers is the third book I’ve read by David McCullough. It’s also my favorite. I enjoyed John Adams and 1776, but The Wright Brothers helped me understand why people have been so fascinated...

Books on English and Old English Literatures

Books on English and Old English Literatures

820. Books on English & Old English literatures Further Reading: Walter Chandoha The Literary Gardener, 1997. For those who love gardens and the plants that comprise them, professional garden photographer Walter Chandoha provides images from his own gardens...

Books on Aquatic and Air Sports

Books on Aquatic and Air Sports

797. Books on aquatic and air sports Further Reading: Jennifer Allen Malama Honua: Holue’a—A Voyage of Hope, 2017. Hōkūleʻa is a double-hulled Polynesian canoe that began a global sea voyage in May 2014 from Hawai'i. The aim of its travels is to raise awareness of...

Books on Animal Husbandry

Books on Animal Husbandry

636. Books on animal husbandry Further Reading: Laura T. Coffey My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts, 2015. Journalist Laura T. Coffey introduces you to photographer Lori Fusaro and her work with elderly shelter pets. They are the highest-risk...