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2017 New York Yankees Official Yearbook

We’re already well into baseball season (should I have capitalized that?) -so I thought for this month we’d honor the National Pastime

Old Books

I can’t resist an old book.

The King’s Curse By Phillipa Gregory 

Perhaps you missed the series, The White Queen, STARZ’s beautifully adapted story of the War of the Roses, c.1464. As described by BBC Network, “War

The Redneck Manifesto

You must have been sleeping if you missed all the talk about J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy, published mid-2016 to rave reviews, though the

The Women of Oz

One part children’s fantasy, one part women’s history, and a couple of spoonfuls of detective work: Kathleen Sorbella Di Scenna shines a

My Book Shelf

I changed my cover photo on Facebook recently; the image was one of my barrister’s bookcase (I have about 12 and I

I Once Was Lost by Jonathan Fanning

A friend and author asked if I would be interested in reading his latest book. He mentioned that it had something to

This Book Shall Remain Nameless Or: How Not To Write A Historic Mystery Novel

 There are no real “rules” for writing a novel. More to the point, any rules there might be can be freely broken,

What Is the Past Tense of “Read?”

As we all know, I love to read.

Reading books used to be my favorite pass time. Now I find that I spend

How The Scots Invented the Modern World

The True Story of How Western Europe’s Poorest Nation Created Our World and Everything In It. by Arthur Herman