Books-to-Movies / History / John / Nonfiction

Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth

Many true crime fans know Colorado Springs, Colorado as the city where Joe Kenda worked as a detective for over twenty years. His work investigating homicides became the basis of the Investigation Discovery series Homicide Hunter. It turns out this isn’t the only thing the Colorado Springs Police Department is famous for. The city is … Continue reading

Henry / History / Nonfiction / Travel Writing

The White Darkness by David Grann

From the author of “Killers of the Flower Moon” comes a story of determination, exploration, love and loss on Earth’s most unforgiving continent:  Antarctica.  In “The White Darkness,” author David Grann follows the efforts of modern day explorer Henry Worsley as he seeks to recreate the historic expeditions of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton. Though, perhaps, … Continue reading

Book Club Books / Henry / History / Nonfiction / Nonfiction Book Club

How We Got to Now by Steven Johnson

“How We Got to Now” by Steven Johnson chronicles the making of the modern world through innovations in 6 different aspects of everyday life:  Glass, Cold, Sound, Clean, Time and Light.  These are seemingly simple innovations, but, as Johnson demonstrates, they’ve had enormous impacts on the way we live our lives today.  Can you imagine … Continue reading