Caroline Von Paulus is a French actress, fashion model and singer, better known by her stage name – Bambou. She was the partner of the French singer Serge Gainsbourg from 1981 until his death in 1991, although they were not married.
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"Wayfinding" delves into how navigation shaped our humanity - from our ancestors' wanderings to modern-day GPS. Author M. R. O'Connor explores the neuroscience behind spatial orientation and how cognitive mapping affects our brain health. O'Connor travels the world to speak with expert navigators and reveals how our desire to explore and connect with place has made us human.
Crazy about this book by @the_ochronicle Don’t know how I missed it when it came out a year ago. My brain has gotten smaller during the pandemic and certainly I’m feeling lost these days. To heal both I’m going to try to old paper map thing. Just like ancient times. – source
A former getaway driver turned honest mechanic, Bug Montage is forced back into a life of crime to solve his financial struggles. But when a diamond heist goes terribly wrong, he's dragged into a seedy underworld that endangers everything he loves. BLACKTOP WASTELAND is a thrilling crime novel that explores the dark side of the American dream, perfect for fans of Don Winslow and Attica Locke.
Best book about a heist gone wrong ever. I sped through this like a getaway driver. Looking for a literary page turner, here you go. Thank you @blacklionking73 for Blacktop Wasteland – source
"Seeing Gender" is a beautifully illustrated and fully-researched investigation into the complexities of gender. Written by queer author and artist Iris Gottlieb, this must-read book explores different concepts on each spread, offering insights into history, science, sociology, and Gottlieb's own experience. This book is an essential tool for navigating the personal and universal facets of gender and identity, and for contributing to a necessary cultural conversation. Whether you identify as LGBTQ+, cisgender, or nonbinary, "Seeing Gender" offers clarity and reassurance in understanding and discussing gender and sexuality in the 21st century.
Beautiful new book by @irisgottlieb! – source
After surviving a devastating pandemic, Hig lives with his dog and a gun-toting stranger in an abandoned airport. But when a mysterious voice offers hope of a new beginning, Hig risks everything to leave his shelter and find a better life. The journey takes him to unexpected places, both good and bad. Experience the heart-wrenching adventure of survival and hope in this gripping post-apocalyptic novel.
I really love The Dog Stars. I picked it up because I love the stars, basically. – source
This book takes readers on a journey through the lives of characters affected by the Vietnam War. Through a collection of fictional episodes, the story explores the childhoods of these characters, their time in the jungles of Vietnam, and their return to America twenty years later. The author's unique vision is showcased, making this both a compelling and thought-provoking read.
A beautiful book by a writer who fought in Vietnam. – source
Sea Kayaking in Baja...
My friend and I read this book. The author listed the routes, where you would pull into camp, what you would need to bring, how you get down there. We followed Sea Kayaking in Baja to a T. – source
This is a clear, vivid text with charts and maps showing the positions of the constellations the year round....
Giving out this book is my small way of encouraging people to look up, make sense of the sky, and along the way experience an existential jolt. – source