Review: David Grann – “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

My review of this book. I give it 4/5. A very good read, one of the best true-crime books I’ve read in 2017.

Review: Charles Bukowski – “Ham on Rye: A Novel”

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

This book is my first trip into Bukowski’s writing; I really liked it, so it gets 4/5 from me.

America today

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

In the pantheon of visual metaphors for America today, this is the money shot. pic.twitter.com/09COuDutBC — David Simon (@AoDespair) September 7, 2017 David Simon is right. The image is not doctored in any way, if you are thinking of that.

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

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

I give this book 3/5.

Chomsky’s preface to Michael Albert’s new “Practical Utopia”

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

This is a great read, the start to a new book; this preface is written by Noam Chomsky and covers very recent events.