Archive for the ‘Non-Fiction’ Category

Thoughts on: The Locksmith by Lafe Metz

About: The Locksmith by Lafe Metz is the memoir of Kurt Kann, a German born American solider during World War II. The story is told through the eyes of Mr. Kann. The author is giv­ing away one eCopy of this book— enter at the end of the post. 191 pages Publisher: LoudCloud Publishing ASIN: B005208X9I My rating for […]

Thoughts on: Mission to Mach 2 by Earl Haney and Lee Courtnage

About: Mission to Mach 2: A Fighter Pilot’s Memoir of Supersonic Flight by Earl Haney and Lee Courtnage is Mr. Haney’s memoir about his military career. The memoir mostly focus on Haney’s fascinating Air-Force career. 228 pages Publisher: Mcfarland ISBN: 0786463163 My rating for Mission to Mach 2 – 4 Buy & Save on Mission to Mach […]

Thoughts on: Luck and Circumstance by Michael Lindsay-Hogg

About: Luck and Circumstance: A Coming of Age in Hollywood, New York, and Points Beyond by Michael Lindsay-Hogg is a memoir of the author’s fascinating life in the entertainment industry. During the book the author also searches for an answer to who is his biological father is. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy for […]

Thoughts on: A More Perfect Heaven by Dava Sobel

About: A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos by Dava Sobel is part fiction part non-fiction book. The book includes a play in two acts in the middle. 288 pages Publisher: Walker & Company ISBN: 0802717934 My rating for A More Perfect Heaven – 4 Buy & Save on A More Perfect Heaven through the ManOfLa­Book […]

The Book Review Blog Carnival

Welcome to the December 4, 2011 edition of book review blog carnival. Book Reviews Zohar presents Thoughts on: 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami posted at Man of la Book. Zohar presents Thoughts on: The Family Affair by Leon H. Gildin posted at Man of la Book. Sarah Ahmad presents Frankenstein posted at The Book Nook. Zohar […]

Thoughts on: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Life of Soul Searching and Self Discovery by Ann Atkins

About: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Life of Soul Searching and Self Discovery: From Depression and Betrayal to “First Lady of the World” by Ann Atkins is a brief biography of the first lady aimed at the young adults (YA) crowd or adults that just want a ‘beach read’ style biography – authentic but all the academics. The […]

Veterans Day Reading List

As those who follow this blog know that I love books about the military, fiction and non-fiction. In honor of Veterans Day I thought I’d post a list of books I enjoyed over the past year or two about this subject. I assume we all love to read about something which is close to our […]

Thoughts on: Me, You by Erri De Luca

About: Me, You by Erri De Luca is a fictional coming of age story of a boy at the end of World War II. The book was previously released as Sea of Memory. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy for two winners of this novella— enter at the end of the post. 160 pages […]

Thoughts on: Across Many Mountains by Yangzom Brauen

About: Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family’s Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom by Yangzom Brauen is a non-fiction book which follows three generations of Tibetan women. The book is an insight into Tibetan’s society. 320 pages Publisher: St. Martin’s Press ISBN: 0312600135 My rating for Across Many Mountains – 4 Buy & Save on […]

Thoughts on: Auschwitz by Dr. Miklós Nyiszli

About: Auschwitz: A Doctor’s Eyewitness Account by Dr. Miklós Nyiszli is a non-fiction memoir of a Jewish Hungarian medical doctor who performed “research” on other Jews with the evil Dr. Josef Mengele aka “Angel of Death”. This is not an easy book to read, but an important one. 240 pages Publisher: Arcade Publishing ISBN: 161145011X […]

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