Book 24; Continent: Asia, Europe

The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus: The True Life of St. Nicholas by Adam C. English 246 pages (approximately 172 pages of content) A quick enough read that you might finish it while you’re waiting up for Santa—no humbug! I picked this book because I was looking for something seasonal to finish out my […]

Book 19; Continent: Africa, Asia

After the Prophet: The Epic Story of the Shia-Sunni Split in Islam by Lesley Hazleton 256 pages (Notes and Acknowledgments begin page 211) Let calls go to voicemail while you are in the 7th century desert. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve looked up the differences between Sunni and Shia Muslims after watching […]