Archive for the ‘Non-Fiction’ Category

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 […]

Book Review: Scandalous Women by Elizabeth Kerri Mahon

I got this book for free. The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Scandalous Women” to be given out– enter at the end of the post. Article first published as Book Review: Scandalous Women: The Lives and Loves of History’s Most Notorious Women by Elizabeth Kerri Mahon on Blogcritics. My rating for Scandalous Women […]

Book Review: Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff

I got this book for free as part of the TLC Book Tour pro­mo­tion. My rating for Lost in Shangri-La – 5 About: “Lost in Shangri-La” by Mitchell Zuckoff (website) is a non-fiction book about a plane crash in Dutch New Guinea during World War II. This book is narrative history at its best. 400 […]

Book Review: The Perfect Nazi by Martin Davidson

I got this book for free. Article first published as Book Review: The Perfect Nazi: Uncovering My Grandfather’s Secret Past by Martin Davidson on Blogcritics. My rating for The Perfect Nazi – 4 About: “The Perfect Nazi:Uncovering My Grandfather’s Secret Past” by Martin Davidson, a non-fiction book which follows the authors research about his grandfather, […]

Book Review: Gated Grief by Leila Levinson

I got this book for free as a winner in a giveaway from Knitting and Sundries My rating for Gated Grief – 5 “I never dreamed that such cruelty, bestiality, and savagery could really exist in this world.” General Eisenhowser About: “Gated Grief: The Daughter of a GI Concentration Camp Liberator Discovers a Legacy of […]

Book Review: Pox – An American History by Michael Willrich

I got this book for free as part of the TLC Book Tour pro­mo­tion. My rating for Pox: An American History – 4 About: “Pox: An American History” by Michael Willrich is a non-fiction book which traces how the smallpox vaccine was distributed during major outbreaks. Some of the vaccines were forced onto people which […]

Book Review: The Jersey Sting By Ted Sherman and Josh Margolin

The book centers on Solomon Dwek, the son of a rabbi, born and bread in Deal, NJ. Dwek made his fortune as an unlicensed real estate broker and got caught up in a ponzi scheme until he finally had to commit bank fraud.

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