Review of historical novel Pushing The Bear by Diane Glancy
Jane Urquhart has a way with words as is shown in Away. Her wording is magnificent and draws the reader into memories and thoughts, perhaps of better times ahead.
Review of an account of the September 11th tragedy by Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn
"Diagnosing Jefferson" makes a case that the third president and primary drafter of the Declaration of Independence was a high-functioning autistic, exhibiting the characteristics of Asperger's Syndrome. This is a review of the book from the standpoint of one who has Asperger's and ad...
How a president gets along with those who have left office is not often discussed in detail. This fascinating book details the relationships from Hoover to Obama.
This article tells you about the book The Speakeasy Guide to Prohibition Era Slang by Kevin C. Fitzpatrick and it speaks of the Prohibition Era and the conversation and slang of the flapper era.
Part II of my book review Comfort Women Speak. Proper judgment is to be made against the atrocities committed by the Japanese government during WWII.
The Song of Achilles, written by Madeline Miller, is the winner of The Orange Prize 2012. A beautiful story of love, mythology and violence all rolled into one entertaining novel. This is a review from my point of view as a lover of everything to do with Greek Mythology and the Ancien...
George Hamilton Gordon was an advocate of homeopathy, and he was a patient of James Manby Gully, who he described as the ‘… most gifted physician of the Age…’.
The book, Europa Europa, also made in to a film is an autobiographical account of the life of the author Solomon Perel.
The English Legacy is a highly readable historical literature. It’s suitable for readers who are interested in British history and want to learn more about the country.
Review of the following source: Bray, Francesca. Technology and Gender: Fabrics of Power in Late Imperial China. University of California Press, 1997.
A brief look at the woman that sculpted the Tudor dynasty. A woman that took any lengths to ensure that her only son became King of England in a time of huge quarrel, wars and deceit.
"The Civil War: A Narrative," by Shelby Foote, is a beautifully written, powerfully dramatic, and highly literate three-volume account of the American Civil War.
"Is Paris Burning?" by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre masterfully tells the story of the Allied liberation of Paris in August 1944, one of the most dramatic and inspiring events of World War II.