It can be hard to find a nice holiday gift for the frequent flyer. In 2019, however, there are some notable coffee table books — and “book” books — that will please the AvGeek, the frequent flyer or anyone with a healthy love of wanderlust on your list.
The five books on my end-of-year list will help you start 2020 on a good note.
As the clock ticks closer to midnight on New Year’s Eve, it’s fun to look back at what you’ve accomplished this year. December is a great time to take stock of everything you’ve done over the last twelve months—including all of the books you’ve read.
Because I’m a data guy, I like to look at my reading list and see if any trends emerge. This year, I picked up a bit more fiction than usual. It wasn’t a conscious decision, but I seemed to be drawn to stories that let me explore another world.
Source: 5 books to enjoy this winter
DALLAS — A rare near-mint condition copy of the first Marvel Comics comic book has sold at auction in Dallas for $1.26 million.
Heritage Auctions says the Marvel Comics No. 1 from 1939 sold Thursday. Heritage says the buyer wished to remain anonymous.
Ed Jaster, senior vice president at Heritage, calls it “a historic copy of a historic comic book.” The issue features the first appearances of characters such as the Human Torch, Ka-Zar, Angel and the Sub-Mariner.
A new book claims to shed light on President Trump’s relationship with North Korea and what former President Obama said that Trump could expect when he entered office.
“Kim is fascinated by Donald Trump. He sees him as a unique figure on the stage of world history. And he wants to make history with him,” Wead claims in his book “Inside Trump’s White House: The Real Story of His Presidency.”
The book, set for release on Nov. 26, comes at a time when the U.S. has improved diplomatic relations with North Korea, but continues working for concessions on the rogue nation’s nuclear development.
Each month, Amazon’s book editors select a number of new titles to join the Best Book of the Month section. This November, the list features a variety of great reads, including “NVK” by Temple Drake , “The Great Pretender” by Susannah Cahalan , and other imaginative and poignant stories.
If you’re on vacation without a book, are you really on vacation at all? After all, what’s a day at the beach without a sensational beach read? And why even travel if it won’t provide some quality reading time? As any booklover can attest, no summer break is complete without ample reading material, because when it comes down to it, vacation is wherever your book is.