"Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces" by Miles Unger. A fine new biography of the artist concentrating on six of his greatest creations.
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September 17, 2014
September 10, 2014
Guest reviewer Don Hanway looks at "The Capitalism Papers" by Jerry Manders. A critique of the economic system in light of the shrinking resources of a finite planet.
September 3, 2014
Guest reader Sydney Kohl is a middle school student and one of the Nebraska winners in the annual "Letters About Literature" contest. She'll share her work that made it to the national short-list of outstanding young writers.
August 28, 2014
"The Spanish Armada" by Robert Hutchinson. Why King Philip II of Spain sought to invade Queen Elizabeth's England, and why he failed.
August 20, 2014
"Enough About You" by Christopher Buckley. A witty collection of wide ranging essays running from hilarious to poignant.
August 20, 2014
"Enough About You" by Christopher Buckley. A witty collection of wide- ranging essays running from hilarious to poignant.
August 13, 2014
Guest reviewer Jane Hood looks at "Cockroaches" by Jo Nesbo. The second of the Harry Hold crime series in which Inspector Hole is sent to Thailand. Also reviewed, "The Long Shadow". Historian David Reynolds traces the legacies of World War I
July 30, 2014
A history of British spies who tried to thwart Soviet power during the early years of the Russian Revolution called, "Russian Roulette". And from Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, an espionage novel- "The Director".
July 23, 2014
Guest reviewer Pat Stephen looks at a new biography of childhood film star Shirley Temple in "The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression" by John Kasson. Also reviewed, "The Adventures of Henry Thoreau." A view of the writer as a young man.
July 17, 2014
Guest reviewer Don Hanway looks at a history of the development of the American cultural psyche, including its religious roots in a book entitled, "American Soul" by Ronald Schenk.