This book is a very good analysis of the author George Eliot and her work of "The Road to Middlemarch". Rebecca Mead first read this book as a teenager and has read it regularly over her lifetime which portrayed different dimensions to her understanding. I have enjoyed this book very much but it isn't a book to be read quickly as you need to savour each chapter and make your own conclusions.
Much has been written about Neil Armstrong, America's modern hero and history's most famous space traveler. Yet shy of fame and never one to steal the spotlight Armstrong was always reluctant to discuss his personal side of events. Here for the first time is the definitive story of Neil's life of flight he shared for five decades with a trusted friend - Jay Barbree.
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth By Chris Hadfield - As Commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield captivated the world with stunning photos and commentary from space. Now, in his first book, Chris offers readers extraordinary stories from his life as an astronaut, and shows how to make the impossible a reality. Read more: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-CA/ebook/an-astronaut-s-guide-to-life-on-earth
The Boy Behind the Curtain by Tim Winton. The remarkable true stories of The Boy Behind the Curtain reveal an intimate and rare view of Tim Winton's imagination at work and play. A chronicler of sudden turnings, brutal revelations and tender sideswipes, Tim Winton has always been in the business of trouble. But as these extraordinarily powerful memoirs show, the abrupt and the headlong are old familiars to the author himself, for in many ways his has been a life shaped by havoc.