To help the fight against systematic and institutionalized racism in the long run, it is crucial that we understand it first. And to understand it, we must educate ourselves and gain full awareness of the policies, practices but also attitudes that are preserving these inequalities.read more
This reading list includes travel memoirs, historical-themed novels, plus masterpieces of Italian authors that were translated to English for the whole world to appreciate. Whatever floats your boat, all these books set in Italy will have you learning about Italian culture, architecture, food, and all that good stuff, without ever leaving your homeread more
Historical nonfiction has the power to bring the past into sharp focus, revealing its relevance and importance, and making it easier for us to grasp and memorize. The right history book can even make a celebrated hero feel like someone we’ve known our whole lives, or turn complex events into thrilling prose. In fact, I believe the best history books are equal parts educational and entertaining, which is the distinctive quality of the titles I’ve put together here for you today.read more
2019 gifted us with a collection of memorable reads. But with so many “best books of 2019” lists out there, who has time to read them all? Turns out: I do. And to help you catch up, I scouted and rounded up all the best 2019 books, and then carefully picked the 10 most precious ones out of the bunch. You’re welcome!
So, if you’re looking for your next great read, look no further than this ultimate list of best books, 2019 edition:
Literary critics and avid readers will all have different opinions on which truly are the “best books of all time”. So where can one start? I chose to present a diverse collection of must-read books: some of them have the ability to change the way you think; some of them have captivating language that can speak to the soul; some novels had a huge social impact, taught us about the history of our world and the possibilities of our future.read more
With coronavirus causing widespread panic, many of us are turning to books as a way of educating ourselves about pandemics — and, perhaps ironically, a way of finding some kind of comfort.
To help you face this moment, here are the 12 best ‘pandemic’ books of all time, ranging from the nonfiction historical reports to fiction novels:
Maybe you have a travel-fanatic friend that you need to find the perfect gift for. Maybe you’re looking for a good book to read on the road, so that you always associate it with that trip. Maybe, you’re a travel addict, you’ve been home for a while now and you’re itching to get out there and explore.
Whatever the case, a good travel book is always an excellent option – after all, it is the cheapest form of transportation there is.read more