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July 2012

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

My father was reading a copy of Unbroken loaned to him by an old family friend during the 2011 holiday season. That particular copy was signed by Louie Zamperini at a book-signing.

Renaissance Man Extraordinaire – The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance by Fritjof Capra

Like many other characters of timeless world fame whose greatness can be taken for granted without the desire to explore further, this biography of Leonardo da Vinci by Fritjof Capra makes the reader realize how truly amazing the man was and still is. Had da Vinci’s works been shared earlier in history, his influence would likely have had even more impact on modern science.

The Joy of Books

A clever animation shared with me by Love Your Library on Tumblr. Steve D.

The Aleppo Codex: The True Story of Obsession, Faith, and the International Pursuit of an Ancient Bible – Matti Friedman

Dan Brown revisited the biblical theme with his fiction novels The Da Vinci Code and Demons and Angels, bringing one to reflect upon the days of Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark. My interest developed into a research… Continue Reading →

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