Monsters of Massachusetts by Loren Coleman Massachusetts is probably not the first place people think of when they think about monsters. Well, aside from the big green variety if you’re a sports fan, maybe. Mention Bigfoot to anyone, and their first thought is probably the sprawling wilderness of the Pacific Northwest. The idea of a lake […]
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Book Title: Plundering Beauty: A History of Art Crime during War Author: Arthur TompkinsPublisher: Lund Humphries, March 2018Book Reviewer: Penelope Jackson The cover says it all. A lone American soldier is dwarfed by the surrounding...Show More Summary
Are you a closet voyeur like me? When I am driving at night, particularly on back roads rather than on the Interstate, I will pass a house with one light on in the window, and wonder what the story is for why that one single light is...Show More Summary
A critical comparison of Netflix's "Altered Carbon" adaptation and the source material. Column by BH Shepherd I first discovered Altered Carbon in a book review. It was a different time—I read the review in an actual newspaper and then...Show More Summary
There are a lot of great personal-finance books out there — here are a few of my favorites — but despite the diversity of titles (and subject matter), they all share a remarkably similar format. These books are money manuals in which the author shares prescriptive advice. Show More Summary
Annihilation is in theaters now and it’s certainly making an impact in the sci-fi genre. Based on the Southern Reach book trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman and a pretty well rounded supporting cast. It’s also directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina, 28 Days Later) who is known to really take... Show More Summary
Currently, English Touring Opera is on tour with a trio of productions for its Spring tour, Rossini Fireworks! [see my review], Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and a double bill of Puccini's Il tabarro and Gianni Schicchi [see my review]. Show More Summary
"The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs" - The Story of the Dinosauria At Everything Dinosaur, we get sent quite a lot of books from publishers for our team members to review and comment upon. There is certainly a wealth of publications dedicated to the science of palaeontology and the Dinosauria in particular. Every once
About six-and-a-half years ago I had the privilege of watching a young Waved Albatross on the Galapagos island of Española...
‘The Big Picture’ builds a compelling narrative by telling the stories of the executives whose careers were destroyed or made by the changes to the film industry.
'The Hunger' is inspired by the Donner Party, in which American pioneers resorted to cannibalism to avoid starvation. A 3.5-star book review.
'The Woman's Hour' looks at the pivotal role Tennessee played in women's suffrage, and the forces on both sides. A 3-star book review.
Playwright David Mamet has a new novel, 'Chicago,' a story of gangsters and newspapermen in the 1920s. A 3.5 star book review.
'Enough As She Is' by Rachel Simmons shows the pressure girls are under to achieve, and offers some solutions. A 3-star book review.
Here are eight notable books of poetry publishing in March. Registers of Illuminated Villages by Tarfia Faizullah A few years ago, I read “Poetry Recitation at St. Catherine’s School for Girls” in an issue of The Missouri Review, and reading it again feels like discovering a lost prayer. Show More Summary
Book review: Nobody Wants to Read Your Sht: And Other Tough-Love Truths to Make You a Better Writer by Steven Pressfield The title of this book is some of the advice you'll ever get as a fundraiser. Once you know and internalize this truth, you can stop wasting your (and your donors') time. Show More Summary
Karen in Mommyland has been kind enough to provide a review for Already There. Here's a taste of it:"I liked how incredibly readable the book was. While reading Already There I just got the feeling that I was hanging out with a good friend. It's engaging, it's interesting, it's humorous and it has the ability to be life changing."Read the whole review here.I am grateful.
Official Author Website Order “Last Dragon Standing” HERERead Fantasy Book Critic's review of "Nice Dragons Finish Last"Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of "One Good Dragon Deserves Another"Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of "No Good...Show More Summary
The Lost Plot is the fourth book in Genevieve Cogman’s delightful Invisible Library series, which follows the adventures of Librarian Irene Winters whose job involves traveling to various alternate worlds collecting books for an organization existing outside of time and space—and often requires plenty of deception and quick thinking on her part. Show More Summary