Archive for the ‘Non-Fiction’ Category

Book Review: Second Suns by David Oliver Relin

An easy to read narrative of two doctors from two completely separate lives who work together by performing cataract surgery in the Himalayas.

Book Review: Rocking the Wall by Erik Kirschbaum

About: Rocking the Wall: Bruce Springsteen: The Berlin Concert that Changed the World by Erik Kirschbaum is a non-fiction book about a 1988 Springsteen concert in East Berlin, Germany. Mr. Kirschbaum got the idea for the book in a taxi coming back from a 2002 Springsteen concert in Berlin, when the cab driver told him […]

Book Review: A Survival Guide for Life by Bear Grylls

About: A Survival Guide for Life: How to Achieve Your Goals, Thrive in Adversity, and Grow in Character by Bear Grylls is a self-help / motivitional book written by the template of all men himself. Mr. Grylls is the host of Man vs. Wild, a successful TV show, and is the ideal outdoor survival expert brand. […]

Book Review: Quotes Every Man Should Know edited by Nick Mamatas

About: Quotes Every Man Should Know edited by Nick Mamatas is exactly what the title describes it as. This is a small book, but with lots of great content. The editor is giv­ing away one copy to 3 winners of this book –to enter fill out the Raf­fle­copt­ter form at the end of the post. 144 […]

Book Review: 1776 Year of Illusions by Thomas Fleming

Arti­cle orig­i­nally pub­lished as Book Review: 1776 Year of Illusions by Thomas Fleming on Blogcritics.org About: 1776 Year of Illusions by Thomas Fleming is a non-fiction book about the tremulous year. Mr. Fleming is a historical novelist and historian with special interest in the American Revolution. 525 pages Pub­lisher: Book Sales Lan­guage: English ISBN-10: 0785807241 My rat­ing for 1776 Year of […]

Book Review: The Hunt for Hitler’s Warship by Patrick Bishop

Arti­cle orig­i­nally pub­lished as Book Review: ‘The Hunt for Hitler’s Warship’ by Patrick Bishop on Blogcritics.org About: The Hunt for Hitler’s Warship by Patrick Bishop is a non-fiction book about the attempts of the allies to sink the German battleship Tirpitz during World War II. This is a great book for World War II buffs, naval historians […]

Flag Day Post: Books & Beef with Betsy Ross

Today, June 14, is flag day in the United States so I thought this post would be appropriate. My daughter who just finished second grade, decided to do her biography project on Betsy Ross (she had to do several persuasion papers, a biography, autobiography, an entrepreneurial project (design, build, and sell for profit a product […]

Book Review: The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

About: The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw is a non-fiction book which the author collects stories from individual Americans of the generation. These are not historical figures, but everyday people who were called on to do nothing less than save the world. 464 pages Publisher: Random House Language: English ISBN-10: 1400063140 My rating for The Greatest Generation – 5 Buy […]

Book Review: Pepper: A History of the World’s Most Influential Spice by Marjorie Shaffer

Pepper: A History of the World’s Most Influential Spice by Marjorie Shaffer is a non-fiction book tracing history through the trade of black pepper. Ms. Shaffer is a business reporter and science writer.

Book Review: Superman: The Unauthorized Biography by Glen Weldon

Superman: The Unauthorized Biography by Glen Weldon is a non-fiction book chronicling the fictional history of the Man of Steel in comic books, radio, TV, theater, music and movies. Mr. Weldon is a contributor to NPR’s podcast Pop Culture Happy Hour.

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