A House in the Sky

by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett A House in the Sky is a memoir by young, Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout, addressing every traveler’s biggest fear: being abducted while seeing the world. The first few chapters of the book describe Lindhout’s home life and how she fell intoxicatingly in love with…

The Long Library and Book of Kells

Trinity College, Dublin, IrelandThe Book of Kells is famous for being one of the oldest Gospel manuscripts in the world. Written in 800 AD, it was written by four teenaged monks, and is most famous for it’s incredible illustrations as the monks used colours that would have been extremely difficult…