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Book Review: The Civil War Military Machine

The Civil War Military Machine:  Weapons And Tactics Of The Union And Confederate Armed Forces, by Ian Drury & Tony Gibbons This book was an easy one to appreciate, and is likely one that would be appreciated by any others … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gettysburg: The Final Fury

Gettysburg:  The Final Fury, by Bruce Catton It is easy to see, in reading this book, why Bruce Catton received and was worthy of a Pulitzer Prize for his historical writing.  As a child I first became familiar with the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets Of Professional Poker: Volume 1

Secrets Of Professional Poker:  Volume 1:  Winning Strategies For Limit Hold’em, No-Limit Hold’em, And Omaha, by Rolf Slotboom I have to admit I have a great deal of fondness for reading books about poker and poker strategies by professional poker … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Basics Of Winning Poker

The Basics Of Winning Poker, by Avery Cardoza When this book considers itself a work on the basics of winning poker, the writer really does mean the basics.  It is hard to imagine a book on poker strategy being both … Continue reading

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Book Review: Winner’s Guide To Texas Hold ‘Em

Winner’s Guide To Texas Hold ‘Em, by Ken Warren When reading a book about poker, it is worthwhile if the author has both a great deal of insight about the game as well as a sense of humor, and that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering Positional Chess

Mastering Positional Chess:  Practical Lessons Of A Junior World Champion, by Daniel Naroditsky This is the sort of book that one can approach with different attitudes.  On the one hand, as the youngest person to write a book about chess, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Winning Chess Tactics

Winning Chess Tactics, by Yasser Seirawan with Jeremy Silman As someone who from time to time reads and reviews books on chess [1], I must say that this book was a particularly challenging volume to read, and likely would be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chess Tactics

Chess Tactics, by Paul Littlewood Like many authors of chess books [1], this is not only a book about chess tactics, an exciting and worthwhile area of study for those of us who enjoy watching and playing chess, but is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chess Gems

Chess Gems:  1,000 Combinations You Should Know, by Igor Sukhin If you like tactical chess puzzles, this is a good book for you, and this is the sort of book I can see easily getting longer and more interesting over … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Road To Chess Improvement

The Road To Chess Improvement:  A US Champion Provides Solutions To Real-Life Chess Problems, by Alex Yermolinski As someone who is fond of chess [1], I have often wondered at the appeal for writing chess books for those who are … Continue reading

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