Archive for the ‘Biographies & Memoirs’ Category

Book Review: God & Churchill by Jonathan Sandys and Wallace Henley

Mr. Churchill had to have had great resolve and confidence during the time he led the English people. The book attempts to explain his inner strength which helped him during some of the darkest days the world has ever known.

Graphic Novel Review: The Arab of the Future by Riad Sattouf

About: The Arab of the Future by Riad Sattouf is the first part in a graphical biography of the author. Mr. Sattouf is a French artist, writer and director. 160 pages Publisher: Metropolitan Books Language: English ISBN-10: 1627793445 My rat­ing for The Arab of the Future — 5 Buy The Arab of the Future by […]

Book Review: Caged by Cameron Conaway

Mr. Cameron talks about his life, his childhood and career as an MMA fighter (he fought 3 times). In between he injects some exercise tips and his poems

Book Review: Operation Garbo by juan Pujol and Nigel West

About: Operation Garbo: The Personal Story of the Most Successful Spy of World War II by Juan Pujol and Nigel West is a non-fiction book about the most successful double agent in World War II. The book is a biography of the life of Juan Pujol, the most accomplished British double agent in World War […]

Book Review: The Black Count by Tom Reiss

It is clear that the author developed a great admiration towards General Dumas, a bastard son of a nobleman, born to a slave on the island of Saint-Domingue and rising to be a hero of the French Republic, albeit forgotten.

Book Review: Reagan by H.W. Brands

The book follows Reagan from his youth, his Hollywood career, his presidency (which gets the lion share of the book of course) and to his death.

Book Review: Walt Disney by Neal Gabler

The book will make you look at Disney features in a new light, weather artistically, cinematically or just because you knew the hard work and drama that went behind the scenes.

Book Review: Who Was Bruce Lee? by Jim Gigliotti

The book tells about Lee’s influence in martial arts and pop culture. It also touches on how Lee introduce Chinese culture to mainstream American and his influence in that arena.

Book Review: As You Wish by Cary Elwes

About: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes is a memoir by the versatile actor who portrayed Wesley in the beloved movie.   272 pages Publisher: Touchstone; 1St Edition edition (October 14, 2014) Language: English ISBN-10: 1476764026   My Rat­ing for As You Wish— 5 Buy this […]

Book Review: Napoleon by Andrew Roberts

The author’s astute understanding of the material has provided the book with a fresh take on a man that so much has been written about. Mr. Robert’s understanding of the times and personalities helped him convey that information in a clear, concise manner which kept this book relatively short (considering Napoleon’s notoriety and achievements).

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