By: Tim O’Brien Fiction 1990 Rating: 4.5/5 Yeesh. This book was r-o-u-g-h rough.
By: Ray Bradbury Fiction 1953 Rating: 4.5/5 Wow. Fahrenheit 451 is another one of those books that I can’t believe I haven’t read before now. Boy, was I missing out.
By: T. H. White Fiction 1958 Rating: 3.5/5 The Once and Future King consists largely of a composite of works written by T. H. White in an earlier decade. The second I found that out, this book instantly made more sense… Continue Reading
By: F. W. Winterbotham Nonfiction 1978 Rating: 3/5 The Nazi Connection is a strange tale. According to the title, it’s a “true account of a master spy.” Obviously, a huge part of this is really truly true, like the… Continue Reading
Persepolis 1 Persepolis 2 Persepolis 3 Persepolis 4 By: Marjane Satrapi Nonfiction 2000 Subject Matter: Comic books; Comic strips; Persepolis Rating: 3/5 One first important point: Persepolis is a graphic novel. Graphic novels always frustrate me. I never really know… Continue Reading
By: Michael Shaara Civil War Trilogy Book 2 (Historical) Fiction 1974 Rating: 3/5 First of all, The Killer Angels has won the Pulitzer Prize. So obviously it’s worthy of being read. My issue is less with the style of writing or whether… Continue Reading
In peace there’s nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility. —Henry V by William Shakespeare
By: Leo Tolstoy Fiction 1865-1869 Subject Matter: Napoleonic Wars; Campaigns; Russia; History; Alexander I Rating: 3.5/5 Boy oh boy, am I glad to be done with this one. War and Peace isn’t a novel. It’s a tome. This book took… Continue Reading