This story chronicles the breaking of claims of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein and a multitude of other important media figures, and the lengths they go to in order to discredit them. This book is infuriating, and truly makes you appreciate the rigors of investigative journalism.
In February of 1945 6 men raised the flag on the Iwo Jima. The picture capturing this event has become a symbol of bravery and patriotism in our country. The author, James Bradley, is the son of one of those men. Using letters and documents discovered after his father's passing, Bradley is able to unfold the lives of these six men, whose image has been immortalized in history coming together in a single moment. This is a fascinating read, with very honest and captivating stories from the war in the Pacific.
What a wonderful treat to read this book- I completely devoured it! Gottlieb’s perspective is something that each reader will be able to identify with in a different way. I want to read it again, as I’m sure I’ll take away something totally different the next time!
This book reads like fiction, but is the true tale of the struggle between the marine ecosystem and the US Navy. Perplexed by continuous mass-strandings of whales, a marine biologist searches for the cause. What he finds turns out to be a much bigger battle than he ever anticipated. This thrilling book tells the story of the fight to protect these gentle giants, and the difficulties faced when the primary foe is the US Armed Forces.
This cookbook has an amazingly comprehensive set of recipes for Latin American dishes. Beyond the wonderful recipes, it also gives a compelling and rich history behind the foods and specific ingredients. In my own home, I often find myself reaching for it when I'm itching to cook something new. Aji de gallina (pg 671) makes a frequent appearance at my dinner table, and you will always find Chimichurri (pg 132) in my fridge.
Jessamyn Stanley is a body positivity advocate and yoga teacher. Her book was great for this beginner – she answered questions about getting started and has great pictures of poses. This is a book I keep checking out from the library to see how Jessamyn would tell me to do a pose. I also really enjoy her Instagram account and often watch her YouTube videos because she is wonderful at accommodating poses to work with your body.
American Buffalo charts the natural history and near extinction of this magnificent animal. Rinella goes through the history of this animal, and contemplates his place as part of a 14,000 year hunting tradition. It is part history book, part adventure tale, and part hunting story. It is a quick and easy read for anyone interested in natural history.