Archive for the ‘Non-Fiction’ Category

Book Review: The Inventor and the Tycoon by Edward Ball

Article first published as Book Review: The Inventor and the Tycoon by Edward Ball on Blogcritics. About: The Inventor and the Tycoon by Edward Ball is a non-fiction book about two pioneers, a murder and motion pictures. The author is a National Book Award winner for his previous book Slaves in the Family. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one […]

Book Review: Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson

We all know Benjamin Franklin from history classes and the teacher might have mentioned his other notable achievements, however Mr. Franklin had many notable achievements – far too many to mention in a 45 minute classroom. This biography is a terrific sweeping read and full of insights.

Book Review: It Doesn’t Take a Hero by General H. Norman Schwarzkopf

Article first published as Book Review: It Doesn’t Take a Hero: The Autobiography of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf on Blogcritics About: It Doesn’t Take a Hero : The Autobiography of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf is a gripping book, originally published in 1993. Recently we have lost this great man and I decided to revisit the […]

Book Review: The Holy or the Broken by Alan Light

Article first published as Book Review: The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of “Hallelujah” by Alan Light on Blogcritics. About: The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of “Hallelujah”  by Alan Light is a non-fiction book which traces the strange route of a song. That song, […]

Book Review: Breaking the Code by Karen Fisher-Alaniz

About: Breaking the Code: A Father’s Secret, A Daughter’s Journey and the Question That Changed Everything by Karen Fisher-Alaniz is a non-fiction book which tells about the author’s research into her father’s service in World War II. The publisher is giving away one print copy US address or one eCopy any e-mail address, enter using the Rafflecopter at the […]

Book Review: Wanted: Gentleman Bank Robber by Dane Batty

Article first published as Book Review: Wanted: Gentleman Bank Robber by Dane Batty on Blogcritics. About: Wanted: Gentleman Bank Robber: The True Story of Leslie Ibsen Rogge, One of the FBI’s Most Elusive Criminals by Dane Batty is a true-crime book about the criminal career of this elusive man. 218 pages Publisher: Nish Publishing Company Language: English […]

Book Review: Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers, and Heroes by David Fitz-Enz

Article first published as Book Review: Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers, and Heroes: Madison’s Commanders in the War of 1812 by David Fitz-Enz on Blogcritics. About: Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers, and Heroes: Madison’s Commanders in the War of 1812 by David Fitz-Enz is a non-fiction book which commemorates the bicentennial of the war. Mr. Fitz-Enz is a host […]

Book Review: And Now We Shall Do Manly Things by Craig J. Heimbuch

Article first published as Book Review: And Now We Shall Do Manly Things by Craig J. Heimbuch on Blogcritics. About: And Now We Shall Do Manly Things by Craig J. Heimbuch is a non-fiction book about the author’s adventures learning to hunt. The author chronicles his personal journey to while learning about the hunting culture […]

Book Review: Tarzan The Centennial Celebration by Scott Tracy Griffin

Article first published as Book Review: Tarzan Centennial by Scott Tracy Griffin on Blogcritics. About: Tarzan The Centennial Celebration by  Scott Tracy Griffin is a coffee table book (13″ x 10 1/4″) celebrating 100 years of the famous lord of the jungle. Mr. Griffin is the leading authority on Edgar Rice Burroughs and on his 1912 creation of which this […]

Book Review: Randy Bachman’s Vinyl Tap Stories

Article first published as Book Review: Randy Bachman’s Vinyl Tap Stories on Blogcritics. About: Randy Bachman’s Vinyl Tap Stories is a non-fiction book by the famous rocker. Randy Bachman, a musician from Winnipeg who was in the Guess Who, BTO and other bands tells about his career and the people he met. 288 pages Publisher: Pintail Language: English ISBN-10: 0670066591 […]

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