Monthly Archives: February 2017

Book Review – Missoula by Jon Krakauer

Missoula – Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer Copyright 2015 Publisher – Doubleday 349 pages Rating – 6.5/10 Summary – In Missoula, Jon Krakauer examines the rash of sexual assaults around the University of Montana circa 2010. … Continue reading

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Book Review – Freedom Walk by Mary Stanton

Freedom Walk – Mississippi or Bust by Mary Stanton University Press of Mississippi Copyright 2003 208 pages Rating –   7/10 Summary – Freedom Walk tells the stories of two dreamers – Bill Moore and Sam Shirah, Jr. Both attempted a … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading – Missoula by Jon Krakauer

I started reading Jon Krakauer’s Missoula in the evening. Before bed, I managed the first thirteen chapters (through page 157). Missoula’s about the rape crisis at the University of Montana around 2010. So far, I’m ambivalent on the book. Krakauer does … Continue reading

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Book Review – That Championship by Jason Miller

The Championship Season by Jason Miller Copyright 1972 Publisher – Atheneum 133 pages Rating – 7/10 Summary – It’s been 20 years since the team from Fillmore High School won the state championship in basketball. Four of the five team … Continue reading

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Book Review – Pre-Suasion by Robert Cialdini

Pre-Suasion – A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini Copyright 2016 Publisher – Simon & Schuster 233 pages (+ about 180 pages of footnotes & other “back matter”) Rating – 6/10 Summary – You can’t go home … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Skies Belong to Us by Brendan I. Koerner

The Skies Belong to Us – Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking by Brendan I. Koerner Copyright 2013 Publisher – Crown Publishers 273 pages Rating – 8.5/10 Summary – The Skies Belong to Us is two nonfiction stories in one … Continue reading

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Friday, 3 February 2017 – Backed-Up Book Blog

This week was crazy @ work, so I’ve been off “the book blog” for the past few days. I’ve been reading a lot, but I haven’t kept up on the blog. The book reviews are backed up. I have four … Continue reading

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