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Review: Miranda Doyle – “A Book of Untruths”

Friday, September 1st, 2017

My review of Miranda Doyle’s “A Book of Untruths”. I give it 3/5.

Review: “Letters of Note”

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

My review, and I give it 3/5.

Review: Rebecca Stott – “In the Days of Rain: A Daughter, a Father, a Cult”

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

I give this book 3/5.

Jeremy Brett and Sherlock Holmes

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

“Granada’s Greatest Detective” by Keith Frankel is a very entertaining book for us Sherlock Holmes nerds.

“Mail Men: The Story of the Daily Mail”—the first insanity

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

I’m currently reading “Mail Men: The Unauthorized Story of the Daily Mail – the Paper That Divided and Conquered Britain” by Adrian Addison. It starts from the beginning, in the early 20th century, and about 15% into the tome, it describes the demise of one of its founders, Alfred_Harmsworth, and actually shows how insanity and austerity really blends well, and are quite impossible to tell apart.