Archive for the ‘5 Stars’ Category

Thoughts on: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

About: American Gods by Neil Gaiman is an award wining fictional book. The book blends fantasy, Americana and mythology to create a unique story from the brilliant mind of one of today’s top writers. 624 pages Publisher: Harper (April 30, 2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0380789035 My rating for American Gods –5 Buy this book in paper or elec­tronic for­mat […]

Thoughts on: Sikander by M. Salahuddin Kahn

Article first published as Book Review: Sikander by M. Salahuddin Khan on Blogcritics. About: Sikander by M. Salahuddin Kahn is a fictional book which chronicles the life of a Pakistani man and how it changed after 9/11. While this book could be considered a coming of age story, I believe it is more. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one […]

Thoughts on: Man At a Machine by Stef Wertheimer

Article first published as Book Review: Man At a Machine by Stef Wertheimer on Blogcritics. About: Man At a Machine by Stef Wertheimer is an autobiography of the Israeli industrialist. My father has always admired Mr. Wertheimer, unfortunately he did not live long enough to read this book which I’m sure he would have loved. […]

Thoughts on: The Art of the Sale by Philip Delves Broughton

About: The Art of the Sale by Philip Delves Broughton is a non-fiction book in which the author shares stories and theories about what makes a salesperson. Mr. Broughton believes that we are all salespeople and could use sales skills everyday of our lives. I’m in agreement. 304 pages Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The (April […]

Thoughts on: Flags Over the Warsaw Ghetto by Moshe Arens

Article first published as Book Review: Flags Over the Warsaw Ghetto by Moshe Arens on Blogcritics. “During that far-off period of slavery, when the Roman legions trampled almost the entire ancient world, and the whole world kneed before them, only one small Roman province, Judea, took up arms, rose up to fight for freedom and in defense of the […]

Thoughts on: Prague Fatale by Philip Kerr

Article first published as Book Review: Prague Fatale by Philip Kerr on Blogcritics. About: Prague Fatale by Philip Kerr is a fictional book in the Bernie Gunther series. This is the eighthbook in the series which brings up the question: just how many lives does Bernie Gunther has? 416 pages Publisher: A Marian Wood Book/Putnam; Reprint edition (April 17, […]

Thoughts on: Hell Above Earth by Stephen Frater

Article first published as Book Review: Hell Above Earth: The Incredible True Story of an American WWII Bomber Commander and the Copilot Ordered to Kill Him by Stephen Frater on Blogcritics. About: Hell Above Earth: The Incredible True Story of an American WWII Bomber Commander and the Copilot Ordered to Kill Him by Stephen Frater is a non-fiction […]

Thoughts on: The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Article first published as Book Review: The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon on Blogcritics. About: The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is a non-fiction book which tells the story of a woman who started a successful dress making business under […]

Thoughts on: The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

About: The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara is a Pulitzer Prize winning historical fiction masterpiece. The book takes place over three days during the Battle of Gettysburg. 355 pages Publisher: Ballantine Books Language: English ISBN-10: 0345348109 My rating for The Killer Angels – 5 Buy this book in paper or in elec­tronic format. More book by Michael Shaara Thoughts:  The Killer Angels by Michael […]

Thoughts on: The One by RJ Smith

About: The One: The Life and Music of James Brown by RJ Smith is a biographyof the Godfather of Soul. The title “The One” refers mainly to the artist’s emphasis on playing the right beat. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book— use the form at the end of the post to enter. […]

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