Book Reviews, history, Memoir, nature, Non-fiction, Public Domain

South: The story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition – Review

South (Illustrated): The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition by Ernest ShackletonMy rating: 5 of 5 starsRecently my preference in books has settled on memoir and biography. In that genre, South a memoir of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Antarctic expedition (first published in 1919) was a real find in my stash of unread Kindle books.Sir Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922)… Continue reading South: The story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition – Review

Biography, Book Reviews, Non-fiction

A Short Walk to the Edge of Life (review)

A Short Walk to the Edge of Life: How My Simple Adventure Became a Dance with Death--and Taught Me What Really Matters by Scott Hubbartt My rating: 5 of 5 stars The list of things that go wrong for Scott Hubbartt, in his memoir A Short Walk to the Edge of Life, begins before he… Continue reading A Short Walk to the Edge of Life (review)