John Greens Looking for Alaska is a story that looks at love grief friendship and family. Prior to meeting Alaska Miles life was rather uneventful. The majority of his time was spent reading biographies and memorising peoples last words. Yet this all changes after he attends Culver Creek Boarding School where he begins his quest to discover the Great Perhaps.
Mark Rothko has been a favorite ever since I saw two of his paintings in a Newsweek article. I love their fog-like mystery based entirely on color. Here is "Untitled - Navy and Black, -> colourfield painting