“The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People” a compelling narrative of the 1840’s famine that forced migration and starvation upon millions of Irish.
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February 14, 2013
February 7, 2013
Guest reviewer, Curt Donaldson looks at a new book about Edward Curtis who traveled the western US in the early 20th century photographing the vanishing world of the American Indian called, “The Short Night of the Shadow Catcher” by Timothy Egan.
January 31, 2013
“Round About Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit” by Joyce Caplin. An account of the long history of the human attempt to circumnavigate the earth.
January 24, 2013
Guest reviewer Jane Hood looks at, “The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War” by David Halberstam. The noted, late-author’s last book is about the nearly forgotten Korean War.
January 16, 2013
Historian, David Von Drehle looks at the struggles and major issues facing President Lincoln and the nation in 1862 in his book, “Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America’s Most Perilous Year”
January 10, 2013
Guest reviewer David Williams looks at “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” by Ben Fountain. A novel detailing a day in the life of a squad of Iraq War soldiers at a Dallas Cowboys football game on Thanksgiving Day. Also reviewed, “The Great Divide” a critical look at the widening gap between rich and... more››
December 26, 2012
Guest reviewer Bruce Stephen looks at a biography of one of the first important voices of modern environmental awareness, Rachel Carson called "A Further Shore". Also reviewed, "Dying on the Vine" by Aaron Elkins. A fine, new crime novel set in the vineyards of Tuscany.
December 19, 2012
Guest reviewer Deb Stephen looks at a murder mystery set in a remote monastery in Northern Quebec, "The Beautiful Mystery" by Louise Penny. Also reviewed, "The Second World War" by Antony Beevor. A one volume, epic history of the great conflict.
December 12, 2012
Charles Stephen looks back at his favorite books from 2012. Just in time for holiday gift season, his top picks for: novel, biography, non-fiction, mystery and other categories.
December 5, 2012
"Do Not Ask What Good We Do" an inside look at how the House of Representatives functions, or doesn’t. Also reviewed, "Global Weirdness" a well documented look at the history and present situation of global warming.