Daily Archives: July 1, 2019

Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Aaliyah

Her career blazed like a meteor in the sky, starting out bright and ending far too soon, and leaving behind a body of work that any artist, much less one who died at the age of 22 in a plane … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Nazi Persecution Of The Gypsies

The Nazi Persecution Of The Gypsies, by Guenter Lewy This is the sort of book that requires a fair amount of moral courage to write.  For one, the book seeks to discuss and openly acknowledge the Nazi persecution of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dictionary Of Gypsy Life And Lore

Dictionary Of Gypsy Life and Lore, by H.E. Wedeck with the assistance of Wade Baskin Reading this book, like reading many dictionaries of this kind, is a bit of an odd experience.  There is a lot of repetition between topics, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gypsies: An Illustrated History

Gypsies:  An Illustrated History, by Jean-Pierre Liégeois There are definitely some parts of this book that I did not agree with, and that underscore the wide degree of trouble that comes from trying to speculate on the origins of the … Continue reading

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