The Genius in the Design tells the fascinating story of the rivalry between two brilliant architects in 17th century Rome.
Posts on March 2015
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Yes, Chef tells the story of Marcus Samuelsson from his early days in Ethiopia, his mother’s death (and his becoming an orphan), to his adoption by a Swedish couple, through his cooking education and apprenticeships, and on to his success as a New York chef and a winner of Top Chef Masters.
Quiet by Susan Cain is an excellent study of introverts and how they are underappreciated in the workplace and at school.
The Oxford Very Short Introduction (VSI) series is a great way to explore a new topic.
Wicked Autumn is a British village mystery in the tradition of Agatha Christie, but with a contemporary setting.
This is a beautiful book that showcases the lives of dogs living in France: modern city dogs walking by the Seine in Paris, working dogs herding goats on a rocky mountainside, and well-mannered dogs living in regal surroundings.
This beautiful atlas showcases fifty islands across the world that have the status of being isolated and remote, each with a unique history.