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Book Review: The Big Rewind

The Big Rewind:  A Memoir Brought To You By Pop Culture, by Nathan Rabin In reading this book one finds out a lot about Nathan Rabin and his insecurities, but at the same time, writing this book required a fair … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dining With Al-Qaeda

Dining With Al-Qaeda:  Three Decades Exploring The Many Worlds Of The Middle East, by Hugh Pope I must admit that the more I read about this book the more unlikeable I found the author and his perspective.  The fact that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Open Heart

Open Heart, by Elie Wiesel As someone who has read a fair amount of the author’s body of work, there is still something poignant about this particular volume, written by the author after having open heart surgery (spoiler alert:  he … Continue reading

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Book Review: Expendable For God

Expendable For God:  Seventy Years In Christian Ministry, by Pedro Gutiérrez [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As is likely the case with many potential readers of this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Schindler’s Legacy

Schindler’s Legacy:  True Stories Of The List Survivors, by Elinor J. Brecher As someone who has read quite a lot of material relating to Oskar Schindler and his activities in Poland and Czechoslovakia to save more than a thousand Jews, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Survival In Auschwitz: If This Is A Man

Survival In Aushwitz:  If This Is A Man, by Primo Levi In this short but powerful book, the author describes his own survival in World War II and some stories of those who did not make it.  The first part … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Periodic Table

The Periodic Table, by Primo Levi, translated by Raymond Rosenthal As someone who reads my fair share of memoirs, I am always struck by those memoirs which present a puzzle to their reader that has to be put together from … Continue reading

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Book Review: Education Of A Wandering Man

Education Of A Wandering Man, a memoir by Louis L’Amour As someone who is slightly familiar with the novels of Louis L’Amour, which are genre works but well beloved by those who are even casual fans of frontier literature [1], … Continue reading

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Book Review: Enough: True Measures Of Money, Business, And Life

Enough:  True Measures Of Money, Business, And Life, by John C. Bogle The title and general message of this book, by the wise and sometimes insistent John Bogle, is taken from a poem that was written by the late Kurt … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Church And The Community

The Church And The Community, by Jonathan Dade [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookCrash.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book to be structured in a very interesting way.  The author has … Continue reading

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