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Book Review: USS Lexington (CV/CVA-16)

USS Lexington (CV/CVA-16): From World War II To Present-Day Museum Ship (Legends Of Warfare: Naval), by David Doyle Before reviewing this book, I think it is worthwhile to point out that as a reviewer I have some advantages in appreciating … Continue reading

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Book Review: Republic Of Moldova In Images

Republic Of Moldova In Images, by Vitalie Coroban, Vlad Gaidas, Constanin Grozdev, and Vaerlie Volontir It is unclear why four people needed to write this book, although it is quite possible that the four people involved mostly did photography, because … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey Across The Last Himalayan Kingdom

Bhutan:  A Visual Odyssey Across The Last Himalayan Kingdom, by Michael Hawley There are two particularly notable qualities about this book that demand discussion.  The first thing is that this book is very big.  I happen to have read the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bhutan: Kingdom Of The Dragon

Bhutan:  Kingdom Of The Dragon, by Robert Dompnier Most people who know me would recognize that I am not a particular fan of dragons.  There are a variety of reasons for this, and it is worth discussing them for a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bhutan: A Kingdom Of The Eastern Himalayas

Bhutan:  A Kingdom Of The Eastern Himalayas, by Guy Van Strydonck, Françoise Pommaret-Imaeda, and Yoshiro Imaeda There is a subgenre of books that this particular volume belongs to that until very recently was completely unfamiliar to me, and that is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vultures (Animal Scavengers)

Vultures (Animal Scavengers), by Sandra Markle In doing some random personal research I came across this book about vultures aimed at young reading audiences.  While most readers would likely find the vulture to be a terrible and unpleasant animal, this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pregnancy Day By Day

Pregnancy Day By Day, edited by Paula Amato and Maggie Blott This was an uncomfortable book to read, and it seems deliberately so.  In reading this book I had all kinds of questions, and they were not necessarily the right … Continue reading

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Book Review: Appalachian Legacy

Appalachian Legacy, by Shelby Lee Adams This is a powerful book of black and white photographs taken over a long time in rural Appalachian Kentucky.  A book like this, and its images, serves as a test of the mindset of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The American Prison: From The Beginning: A Pictorial History

The American Prison:  From The Beginning:  A Pictorial History, published by the American Correctional Association This is both a strange and a compelling pictorial history of American imprisonment, strange because it is rare for a profession to throw themselves under … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hillsboro

Hillsboro (Images Of America), by Kimberli Fitzgerald and Deborah Raber with the Hillsboro HIstoric Landmarks Advisory Committee As someone who lives at present just outside of the city boundaries of Hillsboro, it is striking to note just how small Hillsboro … Continue reading

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