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Book Review: Influenza 1918

Influenza 1918:  The Worst Epidemic In American History, by Lynette Iezzoni Reading about the horrific and massively deadly influenza epidemic of 1918 is a bit too topical of reading given the contemporary climate, but I have always liked to read … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cells And Cities

Cells And Cities, by Joseph B. Casey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] On the positive side, this book is a creative attempt by the author to justify … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dancing With Myself

Dancing With Myself, by Billy Idol This is the sort of memoir that someone who is a big fan of Billy Idol would likely greatly appreciate.  As someone who is somewhat of a fan of his music, not much of … Continue reading

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The Complex Legacy Of The Franks

If you are as fortunate as I am to have a course in European history or are fond of reading the history of the early Middle Ages, you may be aware of the identity of the Frankish people.  You may … Continue reading

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Book Review: Weightwatchers Ultimate Chicken Cookbook

Weightwatchers Ultlimate Chicken Cookbook, by Weightwatchers It is perhaps unsurprising that I would find this book to be a bit wanting, though I have to say that there was something a bit entertaining in looking at this book and trying … Continue reading

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Book Review: So You Want To Talk About Race?

So You Want To Talk About Race?, by Ijeoma Oluo This book is one where I disagree on a great deal with the author, but one where I find the author’s humanity shines through despite her persistent unwillingness to understand … Continue reading

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Book Review: Acquisitions Incorporated

Acquisitions Incorporated, by Wizards RPG Team This is a book that has a lot of promise and does not end up quite being as enjoyable as one would hope.  As a general concept, this book certainly does provide an interesting … Continue reading

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Exploring Bequia

One of the odd aspects of St. Vincent life is the way that pronunciation becomes such a vexing problem, which is not totally surprising when you have an island whose names are mixed between English, French, and Crib antecedents, none … Continue reading

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Book Review: Odd Jobs

Odd Jobs:  How To Have Fun And Make Money In A Bad Economy, by Abigail R. Gehring Having done at least some of the jobs here and known people who did others of them, I have to say that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Book Of Vile Darkness

The Book Of Vile Darkness (Dungeons & Dragons), by Robert J. Schwalb This particular book is an interesting one because it reveals something that is not commonly known when it comes to Dungeons & Dragons (and indeed a great deal … Continue reading

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