Daily Archives: July 5, 2013

Book Review: Lost To Time

Lost To Time: Unforgettable Stories That History Forgot, by Martin W. Sandler The title of this book is at least mildly ironic because it details people worthy of being remembered for their deeds that have nonetheless been forgotten for one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wicked Portland

Wicked Portland: The Wild And Lusty Underworld Of A Frontier Seaport Town, by Finn J.D. John Despite the presence of some historical errors (including ascribing Herbert Hoover’s anti-starvation efforts in Belgium to World War II and thinking that Benjamin Harrison … Continue reading

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Book Review: Below Stairs

Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid’s Memoir That Inspired Upstairs, Downstairs and Downton Abbey, by Margaret Powell Every once in a while I indulge myself in reading about the lives of English gentry and pseudogentry, whether it is reading the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ultimate Harry Potter & Philosophy

The Ultimate Harry Potter & Philosophy: Hogwarts For Muggles, Edited by Gregory Bassham As philosophers are always trying to justify and legitimize their efforts at deep thought, it should come as little surprise that Harry Potter (along with House, The … Continue reading

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