Monthly Archives: June 2013

Book Review: Drugstore Cowboy by James Fogle

Drugstore Cowboy by James Fogle Publisher – Delta 224 Pages  Copyright – 1990 Rating: 8.5/10 Summary: A gang of junkies roams the Pacific northwest, robbing pharmacies for their next high. In this gritty novel, real-life drugstore cowboy James Fogle describes … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sack Exchange by Greg Prato

Sack Exchange: The Definitive Oral History of the 1980s New York Jets by Greg Prato Publisher – ECW Press 440 pages Copyright – 2011 Rating – 8/10 Summary – During the early-1980s, the New York Jets seemed on the verge … Continue reading

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Book Review: Going Clear by Lawrence Wright

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright Publisher – Knopf 448 pages Copyright – 2013 Rating – 9.5/10 Summary – Scientology is a hot topic among the press and celebrity watchers. At this writing, the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Me ‘n’ George by Sandra Baxley Taylor

Me ‘n’ George: A story of George Corley Wallace and his number one crony Oscar Harper by Sandra Baxley Taylor Publisher – Greenberry Publishing Copyright 1988 159 pages Rating – 8/10 Summary – Self-decribed “crony” Oscar Harper tells some great … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blood Relations by John Greenya

Blood Relations: The Inside Story of The Benson Family Murders by John Greenya Publisher – Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Copyright 1987 358 pages Rating – 8/10 Summary – Murder among the wealthy is always interesting. The 1985 “Benson family murders” are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bitter Harvest by James Corcoran

Bitter Harvest: Gordon Kahl and the Posse Comitatus – Murder in the Heartland by James Corcoran Publisher – Viking Copyright 1990 255 pages Rating – 7.5/10 Summary – United States Marshals engaged in a shootout with anti-tax protestor Gordon Kahl … Continue reading

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