André Malraux (3 November, 1901 – 23 November, 1976), born in Paris as Georges André Malraux, was a novelist, politician, and art theorist from France....

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Dervish Dust: The Life and Words of James Coburn is a rich and immersive biography, which doesn’t attempt to a saint of out its subject, nor lionize his memory...

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Mitchell’s writing is clear, thoughtful, and well organized, he includes a list of sources from diverse areas, as debt truly is a trap for many Americans...

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Shining a light on the plight of women everywhere is, indeed, a noble cause. I certainly hope this novel will make a difference in at least one life....

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William Cowper (pronounced Cooper) (26 November, 1731 – 25 April, 1800) was one of the most popular English poets and hymnwriter of his time....

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Addie LaRue, a young French woman in 1714 makes a bargain with an ancient god, to live forever, but is forgotten by everyone she meets after they look away...

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The book describes the long relationship between Polish & US intelligence agencies. Poland has been trying to come out from under the heavy hand of the Russians...

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If you are new to the indie-publishing scene or just haven’t yet had the success you desire, there are a few mistakes you will want to avoid. ...

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Besides enjoying the sections about places I’ve been to there are several other places that I either always wanted to go to, or discovered in this book. ...

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Allen Tate (19 November, 1899 – 9 February, 1979) was a social commentator, poet, and Poet Laureate of the United States, born in Winchester, Kentucky...

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New Business Model? Advertising in Books
Opinion / September 2, 2010

As we all probably already figured out, the publishing business model is in trouble.  With the rising popularity of eBooks as eReaders drop in price what profit is there in retail book selling? Learning their lesson well from the faux pas of the music industry, the publishing world does not want to force consumers to buy the products they want to sell.  Rather they would like to supply the products consumers want to buy.  By no means...

Feedback Needed…Input Appreciated
Opinion / August 31, 2010

The dog-days of summer are almost gone and the Man of la Book website has been up and running for almost two months.  I’ve greatly enjoyed the interaction with other readers and bloggers, as well as the superb interaction within the book blogging  / reading community. That being said, I have some questions which I’d like to ask, please feel free to respond to any or all… 1) How do you like the new layout (fonts, back...

Book Review: The Confirmation by Ralph Reed
4 Stars , Fiction / August 30, 2010

What I found most enjoyable in “The Confirmation” was the inside knowledge on how decisions were made, regardless of the politics of parties (the liberal left are the opposition in this novel). I have not always agreed with the views of the protagonist...

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