Daily Archives: December 21, 2019

A Reader’s Workshop

It is very common for people to want to create or attend writer’s workshops, but how many people do the same thing for reading?  There are obviously some asymmetries when it comes to reading and writing, but it should be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Africa’s World War

Africa’s World War:  Congo, The Rwandan Genocide, And The Making Of A Continental Catastrophe, by Gérard Prunier If you are looking for a book that helps explain the complicated and convoluted nature of the Congo War, this book does a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dancing In The Glory Of Monsters

Dancing In The Glory Of Monsters:  The Collapse Of The Congo And The Great War Of Africa, by Jason K. Stearns This book does not really do a good job at conveying the importance of the complex wars in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Consuming The Congo

Consuming The Congo:  War And Conflict Minerals In The World’s Deadliest Place, by Peter Eichstaedt This is by no means a bad book, but it is a book that is very disappointing and one that reveals that the author likely … Continue reading

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