Monthly Archives: March 2019

Book Review: Life At The Bottom

Life At The Bottom:  The Worldview That Makes The Underclass, by Theodore Dalrymple Over the past few days I have read three books now by this author (reviews forthcoming) and I have greatly come to appreciate the humor and dedication … Continue reading

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Book Review: Admirable Evasions

Admirable Evasions:  How Psychology Undermines Morality, by Theodore Dalrymple As this is the first book by the author that I have read, I was pleased that the author was both so insightful as well as so articulate.  Admittedly, the author … Continue reading

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On The Ubiquity Of Fatburgs

This morning, as I was getting ready for work, I noticed that an acquaintance of mine had sent me a request to like his page, where he promoted the use of grease interceptors in order to help companies address the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Master & God

Master & God:  A Novel About The Roman Empire, by Lindsey Davis On the one hand, reading this particular book is somewhat useful in providing some of the context for the author’s Flavia Albia series, which takes place during the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pandora’s Boy

Pandora’s Boy (A Flavia Albia Novel #6), by Lindsey Davis Sometimes a book can have a revealing title.  Who is Pandora’s Boy, one might ask?  In this case, he is a young man who is the grandson of a wealthy … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Third Nero

The Third Nero (A Flavia Alba Novel #5), by Lindsey Davis The more I read this series of novels, the more I am convinced not only of the author’s encyclopedic knowledge about the Roman Empire during the 1st century AD, … Continue reading

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A Passion For Justice

Today while I was driving to work I was listening to a radio station, which I rarely do since I almost always have some kind of audiobook playing, but I will be without an audiobook until the next time I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Mummy Case

The Mummy Case (Amelia Peabody #3), by Elizabeth Peters I can safely say that this book was at least as enjoyable to read as was the previous volume and therefore better than the first novel in the series, so I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Curse Of The Pharaohs

The Curse Of The Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody #2), by Elizabeth Peters I have to admit that I liked this book a lot more than I did the previous volume of the series, in which Amelia Peabody showed herself to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crocodile On The Sandbank

Crocodile On The Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1), by Elizabeth Peters I was recommended this series by a friend, and if I am going to read the more than 20 books that are a part of the series it is going … Continue reading

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