Tag: Books

  • The Death of Vivek Oji

  • The Dragons, the Giant, the Women

    The Dragons, the Giant, the Women
  • The Golden Thread: The Cold War Mystery Surrounding the Death of Dag Hammarskjöld by Ravi Somaiya

    The Golden ThreadA true story of spies and intrigue surrounding one of the most enduring unsolved mysteries of the 20th century, investigative reporter Ra…Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42277173-the-golden-threadA true story of spies and intrigue surrounding one of the most enduring unsolved mysteries of the 20th century, investigative reporter Ravi Somaiya uncovers the story behind the death of renowned […]

  • The Three-Body Problem

    The Three-Body Problem


  • Misc Media: November 2017

    a very partial list… TV Punisher, S1, 1-3 Godless, S1, 1-4, 2-2 Shooter S1, D1 1-4, 2-3, 3-3, 4-4, 5-2, Shooter S1 D2 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2 Mindhunter S1 1-4, 2-4, 3-3, 4-3, 5- Books What does this button do? Bruce Dickinson Film Last Flag Flying, 3 Grey Lady, dnf Three Times, dnf Everybody Loves […]

  • The Midnight Line


  • Breaking Free by Rachel Jeffs

    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34217597-breaking-free My Notes Warren’s childless wives at R23: We took the children over to Father’s house so they could be tended by his many childless wives. Prison visits: He had been sent to the prison hospital in Galveston, Texas, with pneumonia. Father had not allowed me to visit him since his arrest five years earlier. […]

  • The Best American Essays 2017


  • November Scoreboard

    Film/TV the way back 3 real crime hannah’s killer 2 The Witness 2 Lights Out 4 ghost and mr chicken 5 halt and catch fire S2 4 OJ Made in America 5 Man vs Snake 3 Nerve DNF Swiss Army Man 4 Audrie & Daisy 3 American Crime Story – OJ 5 Imperium 2 Black […]

  • Review: All For a Few Perfect Waves

    All for a Few Perfect Waves: The Audacious Life and Legend of Rebel Surfer Miki Dora, by David Rensin Why did I never know about Miki Dora before? How nice to meet a brother on the path, even if I’m not a surfer. Check it out: Dora played the game as only a natural can. […]

  • Review: Kill Bin Laden

    It’s been so long since I posted a book review. It’s not that I stopped reading books, it’s that I just didn’t finish any. After carefully cataloging my library, I realized that I had started over thirty books in the past several months without finishing a single one. Time to get focused. So here’s a […]

  • Review: Stolen Innocence, by Elissa Wall

    Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs, by Elissa Wall with Lisa Pulitzer The raid on the FLDS Church’s YFZ ranch in Texas has changed the landscape of the FLDS story. Now that FLDS members are speaking out about their own […]