The Invisible Man is fast paced reading/listening and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Read the review »
It's much worse than you know. A new book by John Fund and Hans von Spakovsky, details how the government, in particular, the DoJ has been subverted and perverted in an unprecedented manner, since the President and his "enforcer" took charge.Read the review »
It's hard to review a novel without ruining it for the reader with spoilers. But, there are no spoilers in this short review!Read the review »
McGrath has written a very complete and detailed history of the Revolutionary American Navy His book fills in a gap left by many historians focusing on Revolution. There is no shortage of heroic figures, to satisfy the most ardent patriot!Read the review »
America Light not a cheerful book, although the author leavens it with large helpings of humor. And he does manage to end on a hopeful note. He reminds readers that America has a history of over coming bad times. He declares that we will do it again.
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John Hunter was a man far in advance of his time who fought against superstition and stubborn resistance to scientific discovery. By necessity, he resorted to devious methods to obtain cadavers for his anatomical research. He had a huge impact on countless students of medicine, including Joseph Lister and others.Read the review »
A Summons To Perdition is not a happy book. It is, as it’s subtitle states, a “novel of suspense.” John Work did a lot of research in writing this book and one can only hope that the dire picture he paints about the degree to which radical Islam has infiltrated American society and government is merely Work’s construct for the purposes of making a good story. If not, Work had best watch out for himself.Read the review »
This is a something worth reading more than once. It was on this this reader's list for at least 20 years, before finally getting around to it. Epictetus and his stoic philosophy figures prominently in Admiral Stockdale's book about his experiences as a P.O.W.
There is a lot to be admired in the stoic philosophy.Read the review »
There are some interesting themes in this book. One of these is that there are some things worth dying for, and if you're not willing to compromise your principles, you may end up dying for them.Read the review »
Bloody Spring is a valuable addition to the Civil War compendium. One reviewer said that the book reads like a novel and that is correct. Except, of course, readers already know how this story ends. Bloody Spring is well written and engrossing. But it is not a book that can be read with equanimity.Read the review »