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BOOKS: OLD, New and OBSCURE
By: Ralph W Crosby Anaphora Literary Press (2023) “Poker, Politics & Presidents” is not a book I would normally read. I am a 95% fan of fiction, mysteries in particular. But I was looking for something different to read when my editor asked if I had time to review a book written by local author, […]
By Ed Linz Exchange Publishing (2023) History has not been supportive of either the origins or the rationale of American involvement in the Vietnam War nor of its legacy a half-century later. Author Ed Linz takes the reader back to what is fast becoming a distant, perhaps forgotten era. The wartime lives and experiences of […]
by Laird Hunt Bloomsbury Publishing (2021) Zorrie, by Laird Hunt is a brief but deep and beautiful portrait of a woman from the last century. However, Hunt’s desk side companions of authors Herodotus, Virginia Woolf, Gustave Flaubert, Michel Montaigne and Anne Frank indicate the themes are timeless and universal. This is a story of orphaned […]
The Truth About Lies: The Evolution of Honesty and the Evolution of Deceit By Aja Raden St. Martin’s Press (2021) Do you ever lie? Probably only occasionally when you want to avoid hurting someone’s feelings. More importantly, do you ever lie to yourself? I surely have. As I was growing up, I told myself, “When […]