"Three Cups of Tea : One Man's Mission to Promote Peace -- One School at a Time" - by Greg Mortenson - This book traces how the author, having been rescued and resuscitated by Himalayan villagers after a failed attempt to climb K2, worked to build schools that would benefit the young girls who were forbidden an education by Taliban restrictions. Worth Reading, Schools, Three Cups, Cup Of Tea, Books Worth, Cups Of Teas, Greg Mortenson, Man Mission, Olives Relin
Atonement (2001) #Books. Ian McEwan's symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative. -Amazon The Film 'Atonement' based on the book starring Keira Knightley & James McAvoy was produced in 2007. Both works of art.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. A beautiful, soulful book deserving of reads and rereads. Click through for full review. Via Diamonds in the Library.
This was a great read for me since I paced the 1994 Leadville Trail 100 covered herein. The book transcribes conversations I witnessed. If you aren't a recovering runner with a "free-range" mind, you may still wonder about: 1) the biomechanics of barefoot running; 2) the role of running and "perisistence hunting" in enabling rapid brain development in homo sapiens; 3) The tarahumara indians of the Copper Canyon, Mexico