books

Newsweek Magazine.

[Update: We let our Newsweek subscription expire…it went downhill and downhill fast. I’m not even sure if they still publish it…] I’m big on utilizing the internet for a lot of my research. Books are quickly outdated – even magazines, especially on technology topics, are often outdated before they hit the shelves. But, despite predictions …

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Book Review: Rise to Rebellion and The Glorious Cause (Author: Jeff Shaara).

As a youngster I was fascinated by the American Civil War. My bookshelves still reflect this fact. I have Freeman’s classic series Lee’s Lieutenants, Bruce Catton’s three volumes on the Army of the Potomac, and Shelby Foote’s three volume series, once considered definitive, on the war. As I grew older my interest waned a bit. …

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His Dark Materials Trilogy Book Review (Author: Philip Pullman).

I’m Impressed Philip Pullman is a master in the literary genre. I have rarely read novels with such beauty and depth. His Dark Materials is a trilogy of works including the books The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. These works are rather recent but already deserve to be considered among the …

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