Posts Tagged ‘California’

Book Review: The Trick by Emanuel Bergmann

The story actually has three protagonists, Max Cohn, a kid in present day Los Angeles, Moshe Goldenhirsch who is a young Jewish man at the heyday of World War II, and again, Moshe as an elderly retiree in present day Los Angeles

Book Review: War Reporting for Cowards by Chris Ayres

Being embedded with American troops is no joke, as he soon finds out

Book Review: Devil in False Colors by Jack Winnick

The novel does a good job informing the reader how terrorist organizations develop and the threats they pose to Americans and American interests

Book Review: Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender & Rick Tetzeli

This book is a comprehensive look at Jobs’ life, not just his time in Apple

Book Review: The Wangs vs. The World by Jade Chang

I, of course, could never relate to rich Asian immigrants, but still found the basic truths to be the same about every family.

Book Review: A Gambler’s Anatomy by Jonathan Lethem

It was fascinating to read about characters with a strange sense of morality

Book Review: 23 Degrees South by Neal Rabin

The story is action packed, sometimes hilarious, sometimes amusing, but always entertaining.

Book Review: The Indifferent Stars Above by Daniel James Brown

About: The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride by Daniel James Brown is a non-fiction book telling the harrowing story of the folks being stuck on top of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in one of the coldest winters recorded. The story is told through the eyes of Sarah, a new […]

Book Review: The 3rd Woman by Jonathan Freedland

The setting takes place close to a hotly contested election to the governorship of California where both candidates are trying to stay on the good side of the Chinese, knowing full well that American citizens despise having a foreign military presence in their midst.

Book Review: Reagan by H.W. Brands

The book follows Reagan from his youth, his Hollywood career, his presidency (which gets the lion share of the book of course) and to his death.

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