Chris Skaife may have the coolest job there is. It’s certainly one of the most unusual. Skaife is currently the Ravenmaster at the Tower of London — he is charged with making sure England never falls.
In the Norse gods’ kingdom of Asgard, Thor accidentally throws a thunderbolt at his henhouse. He zaps an egg who eventually hatches into a different sort of chicken. Young Brunhilde and the Thundercluck are called to save Asgard from Gorman Bones, an evil chef.
Caroline Fraser’s Pulitzer Prize-winning biography expands on the Little House universe by filling in the gaps in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s semi-autobiographical novels.
This is a sparkling history of a brief time in a No Man’s Land, and the bright people who burned fiercely, and all too quickly.
A delightful biography of a nonsense artist and a collection of funny essays from a traveling journalist. What are you reading this week?