Category Archives: Nonfiction

633 Books and a Healthy Outlook

I obviously didn’t sleep as much as I should have this year and had very little of what most would call ‘a life’. There are a couple of days left, but let’s call it like a rained out baseball game- … Continue reading

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The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era by Michael A. Ross

In 1870, New Orleans and Reconstruction had it so right and the best example of this I have ever come across is this case and this book. I wanted to cry; not because there was a kidnapping, but because for … Continue reading

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Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood by William J. Mann

There are many keywords that will lead any reader to pick up a book. For me, the list seems a bit endless with history, murder, and classic or silent Hollywood somewhere near the top and that is why when I … Continue reading

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Modern Pioneering by Georgia Pellegrini

Book space is a major issue in my house and to live without towers of them around me I have to be really brutal about what stays, gets donated, or as part of a specific collection, gets shoved in boxes … Continue reading

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Things that I Need Explained to Me.

© 2010 Paul Townsend, Flickr | CC-BY-SA | via Wylio I think that most readers, especially non-fiction readers, have an incredibly curious mind and I am no different. There are times that I am still too linear to get it, … Continue reading

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