Category Archives: Books, Articles, & the Arts

Finishing William Zinsser’s Spring Training (Pages 124-190)

Friday morning we rode over to Mississippi Gulf Coast to eat some po boys and do some shopping. It was evening before we made it back and later still when we got the kids to bed. Then it was Miller … Continue reading

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Book Review – Memoirs of an Italian Terrorist by “Giorgio”

Saturday I read the entire book Memoirs of an Italian Terrorist. It’s a short book anonymously published by someone calling himself Giorgio who says that he was a member of the communist Red Brigades in the 1970s and 1980s. I … Continue reading

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A $500 House in Detroit by Drew Philp

Over several days, I read Drew Philp’s A $500 House in Detroit. It was yet another remainder that I bought from Edward R Hamilton (hamiltonbook.com). I would classify $500 House as one of those books that I’m glad that I read, but that I … Continue reading

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Finishing Will S. Hylton’s Vanished (pp. 105-265)

Thursday afternoon I started reading Will S. Hylton’s Vanished again. I surprised myself by finishing it. That provides an idea of my assessment of the book. Monday’s Material The section that I read Monday (pp. 105-265) begins with a sobering … Continue reading

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Reading the first 104 pages of Wil S. Hylton’s Vanished

At night, I read the first 104 pages of Wil S. Hylton’s Vanished – The Sixty Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II (2013). It’s about the crew of a U.S. B-24 bomber that was shot down during … Continue reading

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Book Review – James C. Humes’ Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln

As a rule, I’m not much of a re-reader. My “to-read” list is so long that I’ll never finish it, so it’s hard for me to backtrack and give even the best books a second glance. But, there are exceptions…. … Continue reading

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Sunday, 7 January 2018 – finishing James Garner’s The Garner Files (pages 170-250)

Last Sunday I finished James Garner’s The Garner Files. It’s one of those books that you’re glad that you read – but you can’t give it much of a recommendation. If you’re a Garner fan, it’s worth a look, but it’s no … Continue reading

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