Musings of an enthusiastic reader.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Insurrecto by Gina Apostol
Insurrecto by Gina Apostol was first published last year and has won multiple awards. Despite a few flaws, I found this to be an excellent...
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Women of the Republic by Linda Kerber
Women of the Republic by Linda Kerber is an examination of the legal and social changes that a certain group of women experienced in The...
Saturday, October 19, 2019
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
North and South is the first Elizabeth Gaskell book that I have read. I found this to be wonderful story that contained interesting charac...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
A Thousand Small Sanities by Adam Gopnik
A Thousand Small Sanities by Adam Gopnik has been an examination of the belief system known as liberalism. The book, first published this...
Saturday, September 28, 2019
The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad
This post contains spoilers. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad is a dark tale of spying, radicalism and family strife. Like other C...
Monday, September 16, 2019
Song of the Lark by Willa Cather
Song of the Lark by Willa Cather is considered the second of the author’s Great Plains Trilogy. However, though it takes place in the Amer...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Empire by Niall Ferguson
Empire by Neil Ferguson is a history of the British Empire. The book also presents several of the author’s arguments about that empire. Fi...
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