The Girl on the Train is about an alcoholic divorcee who rides a train everyday from her rented bedroom to London to pretend that she's still employed and to stalk a couple living in a house beside the tracks for some pitiful reason of giving them an imaginary, but romantic background.
The Little Prince is about a stranded pilot who meets a mysterious prince in the Sahara desert. Mysterious because when asked directly, the prince won’t say where he’s from or what he’s doing on Earth. At first, he only wanted a drawing of a sheep from the artistically-challenged pilot, but as the story unfolds, it is clear…… Continue reading The Little Prince
Breakfast at Tiffany's is a story about the 19-year-old Texan runaway and orphan, Holly Golightly, whom Capote clarified as an American geisha, not a prostitute.
The story is about Pell Ridley, a runaway bride who, with her adopted brother, Bean, went to a horse fair in Salisbury to look for work.
This is a true story of how a 31 year-old married with children African American woman in the 50s died without knowing that she will advance the progress of medicine through her immortal cancer cells.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a story about a misguided student of science whose desire for discovering the secrets and mysteries of nature led him into a mad passion that gave birth to a creature so wretched in appearance.
Steve Jobs was a very complex person, charming and seductive when he wanted to be, manipulative and scathing when he didn't get his wishes. Tim Cook, the current CEO, described him as passionate, which is true. But Isaacson also shed light on the costs of his obsessions and creativity, which is not always equivalent to a loss of millions of dollars, but sometimes, good relationships with co-workers and friends and wives, daughters, and children.