Non-fiction Blog Posts

Book Review: Americans at War by Stephen Ambrose

I’ve enjoyed previous books by the author, so a few years ago I picked up Americans at War by Stephen E. Ambrose.

Book Review: The One-Cent Magenta by James Barron

As a former stamp collector, even though never to the levels the people in the book are depicted, I was looking forward to read this book.

Book Review: Thomas Paine and the Promise of America by Harvey J. Kaye

Thomas Paine's work influenced many radicals during, and after, his lifetime. These radicals called for such extreme change such as ending slavery, women's equality, fair wages and so on.

Giveaway and Book Review: Searching for John Hughes by Jason Diamond

The author’s infatuation with the famous writer and director goes well beyond anyone I know. During and after a troubled Chicago childhood, the author decided to write a biography of John Hughes, but he never really got to do simply do so.

Book Review: Searching for John Hughes by Jason Diamond

The author’s infatuation with the famous writer and director goes well beyond anyone I know. During and after a troubled Chicago childhood, the author decided to write a biography of John Hughes, but he never really got to do simply do so.

Book Review: The Gilded Chalet by Padraig Rooney

For any lover of literature and trivia, this book is a gem.

Book Review: Last Stand on Bataan by Christopher L. Kolakowski

This is an academic book, the reader will be able to follow the battle each day and each step...

Book Review: Spaceman by Mike Massimino

The book is written with a sense of humor, honesty and, rightfully so, pride...

Book Review: The Wisdom of Frugality by Emrys Westacott

Mr. Westacott examines why smart people have been preaching frugality since the dawn of the written word. He asks many questions and challenge some notions on frugality based on this new world we live in.

Book Review: Lift by Daniel Kunitz

The author’s narrative is dry at times, but it was tight and well written. The issue I have with this book is that I felt cheated after starting to read.

Book Review: Harem by Alev Lytle Croutier

The author writes about how harems worked, the occupants and the politics of them.

Avid readers of Christian non-fiction …looking for book suggestions.

Avid readers of Christian non-fiction, I need your help. I am looking for book suggestions: Have you stumbled upon an …Continue reading →...
by Enough Light on Jul 13, 2016

Book Review: Super Women by Prachi Garg

#BookReviewsTitle: Super WomenAuthor: Prachi GargPublisher: Srishti PublishersPages: 168Price: Rs. 105My Rating: 5/5Blurb:In a nation that reveres women as goddesses of wealth, knowledge, power and infinite energy, there are a few who have gone on to...

Book Review: The Unspeakable Crimes of Dr. Petiot by Thomas Maeder

About: The Unspeakable Crimes of Dr. Petiot by Thomas Maeder is a non-fiction crime book taking place in France during World War II. My rat­ing for The Unspeakable Crimes of Dr. Petiot — 4 Buy The Unspeakable Crimes of Dr. Petiot from Amazon.co...

Wings Of Fire an Autobiography - APJ Abdul Kalam with Arun Tiwari

About The Author:A.P.J Abdul Kalam does not need any description. He was popularly knoen as the People'e President, serving India officially as the 11th President from 2002 to 2007. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, is a renowed scientist and has...
by Amita's Pen on Jun 2, 2016

Book Review: Hero of the Empire by Candice Millard

The story, told in style and grace, features a young, conceited Churchill on his way to cover the Boer Wars in South Africa, 1889...

Tuesdays with Morrie - Mitch Albom

          Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, and gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mit...
by Giri's Arena on May 25, 2016

My Thoughts On - Complications by Atul Gawande

Picador | 270 pages | 2003 I came across this book when I was looking for an insight into the surgical world since I was starting my master's in a program popular with surgeon.  This book was great at showing how human the healthcare system is...
by Livres et Biscuits on May 17, 2016

Book Review: Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts by Loren Landow

You can get a comprehensive plan to add to your speed, or power. You could easily just look at the parts you need improvement on and tweak your exercise regime.

Book Review: In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

This book is an excellent look at the rise of Hitler and Nazism from the point of view of an outsider...
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