Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: Bellini And The Sphinx

Bellini And The Sphinx, by Tony Bellotto, translated by Clifford E. Landers The author is apparently a noted musician in Brazil that I am not familiar with and also a noted writer in Brazilian noir fiction.  As someone who is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Run For It

Run For It:  Stories Of Slaves Who Fought For Their Freedom, by Marcelo D’Salete This is the sort of book that is designed to appeal to contemporary sensibilities of self-hating whites and blacks who want to point to the dignity … Continue reading

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Book Review: Revolution Song

Revolution Song:  A Story of American Freedom, by Russell Shorto This book is a stellar example of the best achievements that can result from the contemporary leftist obsession with identity politics combined with a complex and well-researched view of history … Continue reading

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Book Review: Liberty’s Exiles

Liberty’s Exiles:  American Loyalists In The Revolutionary World, by Maya Jasanoff As I have noted before, I come from a background that includes loyalists from the American Revolution, and given the importance of loyalists to the foundation of Canada and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Killing England

Killing England, Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard Someone might need to inform Bill O’Reilly that it is okay to change one’s schtick when it comes to writing popular histories.  O’Reilly has a series of books that are all about killing, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Little Spark

The Little Spark:  30 Ways To Increase Your Creativity, by Carrie Bloomston I did not consider this to be a bad book, though I think the author was herself somewhat confused as to what she was trying to accomplish with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Find Your Artistic Voice

Find Your Artistic Voice:  The Essential Guide To Working Your Creative Magic, by Lisa Congdon This book characterizes much of what is disastrously wrong with literature about creativity.  The author considers herself an expert as someone who had once desired … Continue reading

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Book Review: Keep Going

Keep Going:  10 Ways To Stay Creative In Good Times And Bad, by Austin Kleon The author notes at some point during this book that he began this particular book with a series of blog posts relating to creativity, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management:  An Introduction To Logistics, by Donald Waters As a student of logistics, it is perhaps unsurprising that from time to time I would pick up a textbook like this to read for fun for myself.  Admittedly, most … Continue reading

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Book Review: Warehouse Management

Warehouse Management:  A Complete Guide To Improving Efficiency And Minimizing Costs In The Modern Warehouse, by Gwynne Richards For me, at least, this British focused book–be prepared for odd spellings of familiar words if one approaches this from the point … Continue reading

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