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Eruption by Steve Olson Book Review

Book Review: Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens by Steve Olson On May 18, 1980 Mount St Helens erupted killing 57 people. This deadly volcanic eruption was one of the deadliest natural disaster in US history. Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Show More Summary

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Is More Dangerous Than Trump

Sessions's first 100 days at the Justice Department shows he wants to take us back to the pre-civil-rights era. This piece originally appeared at The New York Review of Books.  Tangled in self-inflicted chaos, President Donald Trump has been unable to accomplish much during his first four months in office. Show More Summary

Book Review: “Without You There Is No Us: Undercover Among the Sons of North Korea’s Elite” by Suki Kim

Book Review: “Without You There Is No Us: Undercover Among the Sons of North Korea’s Elite,” by Suki Kim Broadway Books, 2014 More Info HERE by David Anderson, J.D. Tourism to North Korea is possible, but as your reviewer wrote in Forbes lately it’s a hazardous and horribly unethical destination. That said, Ms. Kim’s book [...]Show More Summary

First Look at ABC: Basic Connections

18 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

[Alberto Piganti], aka [pighixxx] has been making circuit diagram art for a few years now, and has just come out with a book that’s available on Kickstarter. He sent us a copy to review, and we spent an hour or so with a refreshing beverage and a binder full of beautiful circuit diagrams. Show More Summary

A Vote Cast for David Larsen’s Literary Stardom

Wave Books recently published a new edition of David Larsen’s cult-classic translation, Names of the Lion, and at Arabic Literature, in her review of the text, Sarah Irving writes, “Larsen still isn’t some kind of literary superstar. The world’s unfair.” Let’s start there: It’s unlikely that his edition of Al-Husayn ibn Ahmad ibn Khalawayh’s Names […]

An Obscure Linguistic Item.

Jeremy Adler reviews (TLS, Oct. 16, 2015) a book by “the writer Schuldt, who never uses his first name” that is obvious LH material: The reappearance, after more than thirty years, of one of his finest short works, In Togo, dunkel (In Togo, Dark), at long last coming out from a leading publisher, thus provides […]

Children’s Book Review, Circle

Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com With the CBCA theme for Children’s Book Week 2017 being “Escape to Everywhere", I’ve been looking for books that suit this theme. Circle is a children's picture book by Jeannie Baker,...Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Wicked Wonders' by Ellen Klages

yesterdayArts / Writing : LitReactor

Fantastic occurrences and unexpected worlds from Ellen Klages. Review by Gabino Iglesias Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Wicked Wonders Who wrote it? Klages is a talented storyteller with a knack...Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'Black Mad Wheel' by Josh Malerman

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What's that sound? Review by Max Booth III Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Black Mad Wheel Who wrote it? Do not pass on this one. Consume it before it consumes you...just don’t forget the earplugs. ... [Continue Reading]

Samsung Galaxy Book 12 Review: OLED Display Meets S Pen And Portability

Hybrid 2-in-1 tablet convertible devices like Samsung's new Galaxy Book 12 are a tough gig. Striking a balance between ultimate portability, performance, and battery life is not easy when it comes to the well-under 2 pound device class of products. That said, Microsoft made a go of it with the very popular Surface Pro series, and since then,...

'Radiate' brings sci-fi trilogy to a satisfying end: book review

The final chapter in C.A. Higgins' "Lightless" trilogy finally shines the spotlight on a fascinating duo.

Book Review – South of Forgiveness: A True Story of Rape and Responsibility by Thordis Elva and Tom Stranger

This book serves as a reminder that we’re all human. The post Book Review – South of Forgiveness: A True Story of Rape and Responsibility by Thordis Elva and Tom Stranger appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Movie Review: The magnificent Long Strange Trip captures the splendor and folly of the Grateful Dead

Some of the most surprisingly gripping passages in Dennis McNally’s 2001 book A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History Of The Grateful Dead have to do with amplifiers. The band’s longtime publicist spent decades with the Dead, and watched...Show More Summary

granovetter book forum, part 1: review

There are three books that economic sociologists have been expecting for decades and all three of them are finally here. First, Padgett and Powell published The Emergence of Organizations and Markets in 2012. This book brought Padgett’s network perspective on the creation of roles and positions in markets to the broader sociological audience. Second, at […]

Book Review: Unnatural Causes by Gregg Olsen

This is a set of smaller books that are from the Notorious USA series. There are several stories included such as Donald Harvey (serial killer), Sarah Hansen murder, Heather Teague disappearance. etc. There are quite a few more as well. It is well written and well researched. I found it to be interesting, and […]

NY Times Protects Obama's Phony Memoir, But Mocks Sasse for His 'Phony Adversity'

Sunday's New York Times Book Review displayed the newspaper's liberal tilt in two book reviews, side by side. On the left, Times editorialist Brent Staples lined up for another review lashing into David Garrow's Rising Star and defending Barack Obama and his highly fictional memoir Dreams from My Father. Show More Summary

Johanna Drucker Reviews A Quiet Passion

Johanna Drucker is not a fan of the Terence Davies’s new Emily Dickinson biopic. In this her Los Angeles Review of Books review, she compares A Quiet Passion to the classic, macabre, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, pointing out the film’s ultimate (and unfortunate) message: “poetry is fatal, especially to unmarried women.” Drucker identifies […]

Hotel Review: Presidential Suite at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi

Intro Not too long ago I made a trip down to Abu Dhabi and had a one night stay at the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel where I was fortunate enough to be upgraded into the Presidential Suite! Booking Since the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi is a Category 5 hotel, I was able to use the […]

The Forever War #4 & Freeway Fighter #1 Review

THE FOREVER WAR FINALY THE NEXT ISSUE!!! I have been looking forward to this book for some time, again a story based on the book by Joe Haldeman. We find our two main characters Potter and William stuck on an Earth that they do not understand. Show More Summary

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