John Legatus

12 Flips | 2 Magazines | 40 Likes | 1 Follower | @xXLegatusXx | Flip to discover

LITERATURE - Gustave Flaubert

LITERATURE - Goethe

PHILOSOPHY - Albert Camus

POLITICAL THEORY - Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

The Tattooist of Auschwitz - and his secret love

<b>For more than 50 years, Lale Sokolov lived with a secret - one born in the horrors of wartime Europe, in a place that witnessed some of the worst of man's inhumanity to man.</b><p>It would not be shared until he was in his 80s, thousands of miles from that place.<p>Lale had been the Tattooist of …

10 Best TV Shows to See in January: Bowie, Versace and Serial Killers

It’s a New Year, which means one thing, and one thing only: A new batch of TV shows to dig into. (Ok, it may mean <i>more</i> than one thing.) Emmy winner …

The American Revolution: A Free Course from Yale University

When you have a little time, you can drop in on a free course that revisits a seminal moment in U.S. history--the American Revolution. Taught by Yale …

Chilling Releases: The Top 20 Thrillers to Read This Winter Season

Lexie Elliott<p>This exhilarating debut <b></b>follows six college students as they embark on a summer getaway to a farmhouse. Everything goes well until they meet Severine, the girl next door. Kate Channing, one of the students, finds Severine to be a nuisance. One thing leads to another, and there is a huge …

Books

Riches to rags: Detroit dad in Mediterranean asylum limbo

Yassir Abdou, who had an American wife and a green card until four years ago, is now marooned and destitute in Sicily<p>Yassir Abdou carries his life with him everywhere he goes. Part of it he keeps inside a small backpack filled with criminal records, asylum requests and expulsion decrees.<p>The rest is …

Why Should We Read Charles Dickens? A TED-Ed Animation Makes the Case

You can’t go near the literary press lately without hearing mention of Nathan Hill’s sprawling new novel, <i>The Nix</i>, widely praised as a comic epic on …

10 Unconventional "History Books" That Will Change The Way You Think About Everything

If you stayed awake through history class in high school, you probably remember learning a lot of dates and names. It's likely that you studied the …