Category Archives: Books

When We Rise (Review)

Cleve Jones writes that his book is not an autobiography, rather it is a memoir.  What an incredible memoir it is. It’s a personal book of memories in which nearly every member of the LGBT community can find something to … Continue reading

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World Book Day Meanderings

The public library is one of the best places to spend an hour or so each weekend.  I’m glad many parents feel the same way. More often, entire families are queued in the check-out line with their hands carrying books. As … Continue reading

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Born A Crime (Review)

If you’re searching for a merely funny, escapist book, Born A Crime isn’t it. However, if you’re looking for a great book, Trevor Noah’s tome is exactly what you should read. The first time I spotted Born A Crime I overlooked the … Continue reading

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The Secret Life Of Fat (Review)

During my early years, I was actually underweight and very skinny.  When I hit the mid-40s, that all changed.  The weight and size began to continually increase.  Fat soon became a major concern in my life. Like many heavier people, … Continue reading

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His Final Battle (Review)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt has been called the greatest President of the 20th Century. People of differing political preferences may disagree or agree with that assessment.  However, the fact remains that the 32nd President of the United States of America was … Continue reading

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Why? Explaining The Holocaust (Review)

When I first noticed Dr. Peter Hayes’ new book displayed on the shelf, I thought, “How come yet another book about the Holocaust?”  Yet, the title caused me to pick it up and to bring it home, anyway. At the beginning … Continue reading

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The Soviet Manned Space Program (Review)

I like to browse the used book shelves at the local Goodwill Store.  Most days, I come across mostly old cookbooks, religious titles, novels that never made any top ten lists, and coffee table books.  Once in awhile, I do … Continue reading

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