Category : book review

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I am writing my first book review for the world to see.My normal reviews are oral and intended for a one on one audience. My dialogue, mannerisms and excitement level (or lack there of if I didn’t care for the title) is all tailor fit to the person that I am speaking to. Now I’m …
The Information Officer is a thriller. There’s a book of historical-fiction I recommend entitled The Information Officer published in 2009, by Mark Mills. Set during WWII on the island of Malta, a British protectorate just south of Sicily, in the Mediterranean Sea. Leading up to the North African campaign between Rommel and Montgomery in 1942, the …
From the author of Jurassic Park…. I’m currently rereading Timeline, published in 1999, by the late Michael Crichton, famous for writing Jurassic Park and the Lost World. (He didn’t write anything remotely resembling Jurassic World or Jurassic Park III, just the two books the first two movies are based on, I reserve judgement on the latest …
Mark Zuckerberg loves this book.  So does Bill Gates. This book caught me by surprise, and I found myself enjoying it a lot.  If you like reading something controversial and fantastic, then I strongly recommend On Immunity: An Inoculation, 2014, by Eula Biss- the of the major books which Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook has chosen …
What I found to be a really good read of fiction is Sophie’s World, a novel by Jostein Gaarder. It was written in 1991 and translated from its original Norwegian. The translation is a well balanced bit of writing, and it was easy to read for me.  I don’t speak Norwegian, so I am not …
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