This powerful book recounts the failure of the Trans-Antarctic Expedition led by Sir Ernest Shackleton in an attempt to cross the Antarctic continent in 1914. The subsequent struggle for survival endured by the twenty-eight man crew for almost two years gives to book its title, as well as the name of the ship Shackleton used for the expedition, the Endurance. The ship was eventually crushed by ice floes, leaving the men stranded on the pack ice, where they drifted for over a year…
21 Amazing Last Lines From Literature That Will Make You Want To Read The Whole Book
21 Amazing Last Lines From Literature That Will Make You Want To Read The Whole Book. "Up out of the lampshade, startled by the overhead light, flew a large nocturnal butterfly that began circling the room. The strains of the piano and violin rose up weakly from below." From The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
An Interesting documentary on Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (3 May 1469 – 21 June 1527) author of The Prince a first major yet controversial study on the Art of Politics. With thoughts by Henry Kissinger, Gary Hart, Robert Harriman amongst others.