Author Archives: nathanalbright

About nathanalbright

I'm a person with diverse interests who loves to read. If you want to know something about me, just ask.

Some Thoughts On The 2020 YE List

I may decide at some point soonish to do a ranking of the top 100 songs of the 2020 Billboard YE chart list or make some kind of worst list as I have in previous years, but as the chart … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Field Of Blood

The Field Of Blood: The Battle For Aleppo And The Remaking Of The Medieval Middle East, by Nicholas Morton This is the sort of battle study that deserves to be done more often, a look at an important turning point … Continue reading

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Book Review: Islamic Weapons, Warfare, And Armies

Islamic Weapons, Warfare, And Armies: Muslim Military Operations Against The Crusaders, by Paul Hilliam This book doesn’t really live up to its name. That isn’t to say that it is a bad book, it is rather that there is a … Continue reading

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On The Joys Of Bilaying

People often find it entertaining and unusual to hear that while I have never done any sort of rock climbing that I have done bilaying. This is not something that many people can say, but I suppose I am the … Continue reading

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Book Review: God’s Wolf

God’s Wolf: The Life Of The Most Notorious Of All Crusaders, Scourge Of Saladin, by Jeffrey Lee This book is a labor of love, and is demonstrative of a desire to give a fair shake to someone who is typically … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Most Holy War

A Most Holy War: The Albegensian Crusade And The Battle For Christendom, by Mark Gregory Pregg This book is a classic example of why it is that people whose bias and worldview is as pronounced as is the case here … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Finishing Of A Novel

For the last few years, in 2012 and every year since 2015, I have participated every November in the NaNoWriMo competition. In the course of writing seven books over the course of seven Novembers, I have noticed a few patterns … Continue reading

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Book Review: Five Anti-Catholic Myths

Five Anti-Catholic Myths, by Gerard M. Verschuuren It is telling what an author considers to be a myth worth countering. As a reader of this book, I find myself in a bit of a strange position. On the one hand, … Continue reading

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The Lost One: Part Six

In the end, it was not such a bad thing for the Gorman ship and its refugees to run into the Multipians, as happened quite easily once the Gorman ship passed through the asteroid belt and towards the planet that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Knight Templar 1120-1312

Knight Templar 1120-1312, by Helen Nicholson, illustrated by Wayne Reynolds This book is admittedly a very short book and by no means as long as it could have been. Yet although it is a short book and not long at … Continue reading

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