Archive for the ‘Biographies & Memoirs’ Category

Book Review: The Good Pope by Greg Tobin

Article first published as Book Review: The Good Pope: John XXIII & Vatican II–The Making of a Saint and the Remaking of the Church by Greg Tobin on Blogcritics. About: The Good Pope:  John XXIII & Vatican II, The Making of a Saint and the Remaking of the Church by Greg Tobin is a biography […]

Book Review: Total Recall by Arnold Schwarzenegger

Article first published as Book Review: Total Recall by Arnold Schwarzenegger on Blogcritics. About: Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story by Arnold Schwarzenegger is an autobiography of the famous actor, politician and champion body builder. While the life that Mr. Schwarzenegger has led are indeed astonishing, this book is more of a political memoir […]

Book Review: Michael Douglas by Mark Eliot

Article first published as Book Review: Michael Douglas: A Biography by Marc Eliot on Blogcritics About: Michael Douglas by Marc Eliot is a biography of the famous actor/producer. Mr. Douglas is an award winning actor and producer who had his share of ups and downs yet always managed to capture attention. 352 pages Publisher: Crown […]

Book Review: Heads in Beds by Jacob Tomsky

Article first published as Book Review: Heads in Beds by Jacob Tomsky on Blogcritics. About: Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality by Jacob Tomsky tells about the author’s decades of experience within the hospitality industry. Mr. Tomsky has started working in hotels as a valet, got promoted to management and worked in many other roles within […]

Book Review: Chasing Shadows by Fred Burton

Article first published as Book Review: Chasing Shadows by Fred Burton on Blogcritics. About: Chasing Shadows: A Special Agent’s Lifelong Hunt to Bring a Cold War Assassin to Justice by Fred Burton is a non-fiction book which tells about the author’s lifelong investigation into a political murder of one of his neighbors. The product of […]

Book Review: Magnificent Desolation by Buzz Aldrin

About: Magnificent Desolation: The Long Journey Home from the Moon by Buzz Aldrin is an autobiography by the famous astronaut. I read this book about a year ago, but it seems fitting to publish the post today, the 43rd anniversary of the moon landing. My rating for Magnificent Desolation – 4 Buy this book in paper […]

Thoughts on: Inside Delta Force by Eric L. Haney

Article first published as Book Review: Inside Delta Force: The Story of America’s Elite Counterterrorist Unit by Eric L. Haney on Blogcritics. About: Inside Delta Force: The Story of America’s Elite Counterterrorist Unit by Eric L. Haney is a memoir of the author as one of the founding member of the Army’s elite Delta Force. 336 pages Publisher: Delacorte Press Language: English […]

Thoughts on: A Sense of Direction by Gideon Lewis-Kraus

Article first published as Book Review: A Sense of Direction: Pilgrimage for the Restless and the Hopeful by Gideon Lewis-Kraus on Blogcritics. About: A Sense of Direction: Pilgrimage for the Restless and the Hopeful by Gideon Lewis-Kraus is a memoir of the author walking famous pilgrimage trail while working on his own issues. While this […]

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: Sipping from the Nile by Jean Naggar

Article first published as Book Review: Sipping from the Nile: My Exodus from Egypt by Jean Naggar on Blogcritic About: Sipping from the Nile: My Exodus from Egypt by Jean Naggar is a memoir of a bygone era. This elegantly written memoir of a close knit Egyptian Jewish family and the turmoil they encounter during the turbulent 1950s. The […]

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