Category Archives: Non-Fiction

Bon Courage by Ken McAdams

Subtitled Rediscovering the Art of Living in the Heart of France, McAdams pens an interesting and honest memoir of a newly married couple renovating a home in a French mountain village. I was surprised at some of the poor reviews on … Continue reading

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There Will Be War edited by Jerry Pournelle

Jerry Pournelle died September 8th 2017. I was sad to see him go as I enjoyed reading his daily blog Chaos Manor and enjoyed reading his classic Science Fiction. In honor of the man, Amazon offered this SF reprint for … Continue reading

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The Interior Circuit by Francisco Goldman

Subtitled “A Mexico City Chronicle,” The Interior Circuit is a memoir connecting journalist Francisco Goldman’s life in Mexico City, his attempts to regain his life after the death of his wife, and stories about the political and criminal landscape of the metropolis. … Continue reading

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Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered by Dianne Hales

As someone who has long been interested in genealogy, I know first-hand how little information is available when researching someone who was relatively unknown. When I picked started reading this book, I couldn’t imagine the author could come up with … Continue reading

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The Big Burn by Timothy Egan

In 1910, a massive forest fire engulfed 3 million acres in Northeast Washington, Northern Idaho and Western Montana.  The U.S. Forestry Service was still in it’s infancy, strapped for men and for cash, but nevertheless, these brave few faced the … Continue reading

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Give Me Tomorrow by Ingrid Stabins

Give Me Tomorrow: A Young Girl’s Ordeals During The Russian WWII Invasion Of Eastern Germany is a memoir of a teenage girl living in Koselitz a small village in Pommern (Germany) during WW II. She lived on a farm in … Continue reading

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Robert A. Heinlein by William H. Patterson Jr.

Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue with His Century: 1907-1948 Learning Curve I wasn’t sure I would read Volume One. I was interested in Heinlein the writer, not so much the man, so I read Volume Two. But Patterson wrote an … Continue reading

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