Archive for the 'Books'

Anathem

by Neal Stephenson Do not be fooled by the monastic trappings of the book-cover. This is high-concept, big ideas, mind-bombing science fiction. By...
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The Graveyard Book

by Neil Gaiman The story of a young orphaned boy, raised in a graveyard’s community of ghosts, protected by vampires and werewolves, hunted...
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Rubicon

Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland An easy-to-read history of ancient Rome that focuses on the Republic and how...
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Blind Spot

Blind Spot: the Secret History of American Counterterrorism by Timothy Naftali 340 pgs + 40 pgs notes and index A fascinating look at history...
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Gates of Fire

300 was a well told tale of the battle of Thermopylae. A good comic book: striking visuals, a broad and clear story-line, buckets of attitude, fast...
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