Archive for the ‘Non-Fiction’ Category

Book Review: Unbelievable Adventures of a WW II German War Bride by Ingeborg M. Johnston

About: The memoir “Unbelievable Adventures of a WW II German War Bride” by Ingeborg M. Johnston is an important book for Johnston‘s family. She mentions that her family asked her to write this book because she had some adventures which in today’s world are hard to imagine. And they’re right. 226 pages Publisher: BookSurge Publishing […]

Book Review: The Honored Dead by Joseph Braude

Journalist Joseph Braude has spent several month embedded in a Moroccan police precinct in Casablanca. The city of Casablanca has many issues (beside star crossed lovers running away from the Vichy representatives and Nazis) drug cartels, al-Qaeda cells as well as crimes which plague any cities its size.

Book Review Blog Carnival

The Picket Line reviews Among the Dead Cities by A.C. Grayling “Grayling meticulously describes how the policy of destroying cities developed and what goals it was meant to serve” Man of la Book reviews Citizen Soldiers by Stephen Ambrose “a fas­ci­nat­ing book about the Euro­pean the­ater in World War II, as told by the men […]

Book Review: Citizen Soldiers by Stephen Ambrose

About: Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany — June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945 by Stephen Ambrose is a non-fiction historical account of the drive from Normandy to Germany. The book is a treasure trove of soldiers’ portraits, personal accounts and interviews. 528 pages Publisher: […]

Book Review: The Lost City of Z by David Grann

About: “The Lost City of Z” by David Grann (website) is a non-fiction account of the author’s trip to Brazil following the footsteps of previous explorers. The book is part character study, part history, part archeological and part adventure story. 352 pages Publisher: Doubleday ISBN: 0385513534 My rating for The Lost City of Z – […]

Book Review: SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Sniper by Howard E. Wasdin & Stephen Templin

Article first published as Book Review: SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Sniper by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin on Blogcritics. About: “SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Sniper” by Howard E. Wasdin (website) and Stephen Templin (website | Twitter) is a memoir of Mr. Wasdin time as a Navy […]

Book Review: Tangled Webs -How False Statements are Undermining America by James B. Stewart

About: “Tangled Webs: How False Statements are Undermining America: From Martha Stewart to Bernie Madoff” by James B. Stewart is a nonfiction book about the comfort of our society with lying. The book examines this phenomenon which, to me, seems as if it is a new sport. 496 pages Publisher: The Penguin Press HC ISBN: […]

Book Review: On China by Henry Kissinger

I got this book for free as part of the TLC Book Tour pro­mo­tion. My rating for On China – 4 About: “On China” by Dr. Henry Kissinger is a non-fiction book in which the famous statesman recounts and advises on the future of Chinese diplomacy with the west. 608 pages Publisher: Penguin Press HC […]

Book Review: Berlin 1961 by Frederick Kempe

I got this book for free. Article first published as Book Review: Berlin 1961 by Frederick Kempe on Blogcritics. My rating for Belin 1961  – 4 About: “Berlin 1961” by Frederick Kempe (website) is a non-fiction book which follows the political turmoil in 1961, a defining year in US-Soviet relationship. Nikita Khrushchev called Berlin “the […]

Book Review: The Pun Also Rises by John Pollack

I got this book for free as part of the TLC Book Tour pro­mo­tion. The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “The Pun Also Rises” to be given out– enter at the end of the post. Sorry about the puns in this post. My rating for The Pun Also Rises – 4 About: “The […]

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