Remarkable Creatures * Tracy Chevalier Book Review

Who can resist its feminine charms? Not I, ladies and gentlemen, not I. Indeed, I am going to do something highly unusual and start the bidding myself, at two guineas. For what is two guineas if I can give my wife and myself such a fine example of the beauty of nature? Will anyone depriveContinue reading “Remarkable Creatures * Tracy Chevalier Book Review”

The Sign And The Seal – Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant by Graham Hancock (1992)

The fate of the Lost Ark of the Covenant is one of the great historical mysteries of all time. To believers, the Ark is the legendary vessel holding the stone tablets of the Ten Commandments. The Bible contains hundreds of references to the Ark’s power to level mountains, destroy armies, and lay waste to cities.Continue reading “The Sign And The Seal – Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant by Graham Hancock (1992)”

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks * Rebecca Skloot

This is the first non-fiction I have read (or more like listened to) in a while and while I loved the book, there were definitely some flaws with it too (probably stemming from the author’s way of writing). Henrietta Lacks was an African-American woman who died of cervical cancer in 1951. Tumor cells taken from herContinue reading “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks * Rebecca Skloot”