Reconstructing the Shield of Achilles

An Artistic Reconstruction and Exploration of the Ingenious Ancient Greek Weapon Immortalized by Homer in Book 18 of the Iliad
By Kathleen Vail

The Trojan War is one of the earliest wars recorded in the history of human combat. The Iliad and the Odyssey are among the oldest extant works of western literature, written by the blind poet Homer in the eighth century. The Trojan War concerns the...

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Uncommon Sense

A Theory of Human Purpose
By J.R. Miller

Uncommon Sense: A Theory of Human Purpose by J.R. Miller is not for the intellectually faint of heart. Self-purportedly a kind of academic dispatch from the margins of conventional humanistic understanding, because “through strong objectivity and the outsider-within phenomenon, marginalized individuals are placed in a...

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South America

Under the Skin of a Foreign Country
By Barbara M Webb

South America: Under The Skin of a Foreign Country is a short work of travel writing penned by author Barbara M Webb. Part entertaining travel read and part actual guidebook, the premise and purpose of the work is for the author to document what happened...

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Bag Up

Backpacking around Israel without a plan
By Adam Fraiel

Bag Up! Backpacking Around Israel Without any Plan by Adam Fraiel is the fascinating journey of the author and his friend, Dom, whose trip filled with excitement, fear, and misery captures the magic of their journey in the unpredictable land of Israel. The book throws...

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Close Encounters of the Traveling Kind

By Amanda Jayne

I picked up Close Encounters of the Traveling Kind by Amanda Jayne because I was looking for a light, entertaining read and this book promised to be just that. It is a collection of stories from the author’s own travelling experiences. You know, the kind...

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Hygge and Lagom DIY Bundle

Scandinavian living tips with Danish Hygge and Swedish Lagom
By Maya Thoresen

Hygge and Lagom DIY Bundle: Scandinavian Living Tips with Danish Hygge and Swedish Lagom by Maya Thoresen takes readers through the principles of Hygge, the Danish secrets of happiness and how to stay happy and healthy in daily life. This Danish concept is about cozy...

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Orwell, Two Guinea Pigs, A Cat and A Goat and Other Essays

By Tim Dalgleish

As the title more than hints at, Tim Dalgleish’s Orwell, Two Guinea Pigs, a Cat and a Goat and Other Essays is an eclectic and wide-ranging collection of writings by the British playwright-poet-essayist-editor and actor. In the more than two dozen pieces comprising the book,...

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Anne Frank House Amsterdam

Anne's Secret Annex turned into Museum (Amsterdam Museum Guides Book 2)
By Marko Kassenaar

Anne Frank House Amsterdam by Marko Kassenaar is a terrific guide book for any visitor to the Anne Frank House and Museum. For myself, having been to this historic site, this book enhances the experience. While other guide books give general highlights on this iconic...

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Second Chance

By Gang Luo, Lee Stone (Translator and Contributor)

Second Chance is a nonfiction health and wellness memoir written by Gang Luo with Lee Stone as a translator and contributor. Gang Luo was born during the Second Sino-Japanese War, in 1939. The Sichuan province where he grew up was a lush and fertile mountain...

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"Adoptees"

We Are Not Who They Think We Are
By Janine Myung Ja

The admittedly concise collection of short articles compiled by Janine Myung Ja in the booklet Adoptees: We Are Not Who They Think We Are, while meant to introduce readers to the often-volatile subject of Adoptee Rights, actually delivers a huge and revealing punch way beyond...

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