Tag Archives: gender issues

Book Review: Morning Haiku

Morning Haiku, by Sonia Sanchez There are at least a few quibbles that someone could have about this book.  As is frequently the case, the book is easier to appreciate if you come to this book sharing some of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: City Of Silver

City Of Silver:  A Mystery, by Annamaria Alfieri Very frequently I find myself somewhat disturbed by the sort of books I read, and this book has that personal effect on me.  Why is that?  I am fond of historical mysteries … Continue reading

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Book Review: Worthy

Worthy:  Celebrating The Value Of Women, by Elyse Fitzpatrick and Eric Schumacher [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I feel a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: Monster, She Wrote

Monster, She Wrote:  The Women Who Pioneered Horror & Speculative Fiction, by Lisa Kröger and Melanie R. Anderson There is a useful touchstone when it comes to reviewing books like this one that deal with obvious gender issues.  If a … Continue reading

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Book Review: She Said

She Said:  Breaking The Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite A Movement, by Jodi Kantor & Megan Twohey It has been widely and often said that a reporter should never become the story, and unfortunately that is what happens here.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: We Are Mother Abraham

We Are Mother Abraham, by Dr. Deb Waterbury [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Adams PR Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book may best be viewed as a parable.  The author clearly has … Continue reading

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She’s A Beauty And The Difficulties Of Satire

From time to time I ponder the difficulties of satire in the contemporary era [1].  It is worth remembering, though, that every age has presented its own barriers to satire, both in understanding that something is satirical at the time, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elizabeth Of York

Elizabeth Of York:  A Tudor Queen And Her World, by Alison Weir There are a lot of relatively recent books being written about female royals in the Tudor period, and I have mixed feelings about these books.  On the one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim, by Kingsley Amis This novel is what got the author famous, and if it is not quite as good a novel as one would hope, there are certainly plenty of reasons why it is a famous one.  In … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Alteration

The Alteration, by Kinglsey Amis It took me a while to get the point of this book.  At least as I read it, there are more than one way to take the title of this book, and the first of … Continue reading

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