Chester Himes (29 July, 1909 – 12 November, 1984) was a writer known for his series of Harlem detective novels. By Michael Law – E-mail to email@example.com, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17804533 Books by Chester Himes* 1) As a youth, Mr. Himes misbehaved and his mother made him sit out a gunpowder demonstration he was supposed to […]
The graphic novel is for mature audience, there is plenty of violence and some nudity
The author’s narrative is dry at times, but it was tight and well written. The issue I have with this book is that I felt cheated after starting to read.
Emma Lazarus (22 July, 1849 – 19 November, 1887) was an American poet known for her 1883 sonnet The New Colossus which is inscribed on a bronze plaque being held by the Statue of Liberty. By T. Johnson – The New York Historical Society , Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=275227 1) Ms. Lazarus was one of seven […]
The author writes about how harems worked, the occupants and the politics of them.
Acclaimed novelist Thomas Waite shares this short excerpt from Unholy Code, the latest thriller in his Lana Elkins series. “Look at the water, boy.” Vinko peered at its smooth surface and saw his reflection. “Your face is white as the clouds, isn’t it? Just like everyone else you see around here.” Vinko understood. He’d never […]
Mr. Moore was an ardent opponent and protested against the development of the street grid as proposed by the government of New York. He thought it was a conspiracy to increase political patronage and appease the working class.
This is not an uplifting book, but it is a very interesting story and about a young boy, in his formative years living in the Warsaw Ghetto
This is a fun book, a great satire and a good read
Charles Reade (8 June, 1814 – 11 April, 1884) was an English dramatist and novelist. Mr. Read is best known for his novel The Cloister and the Hearth. “Charles Reade,” (1872) illustrated by Frederick Waddy (1848–1901) WorldCat – archive.org, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=12460317 1) Mr. Reade considered himself a dramatist and wanted that be firs on […]