Monthly Archives: November 2011

Humiliation, Wayne Koestenbaum

 I do not know how to give this book a number of stars…I am sure that somewhere, there is an audience for it. Certainly, it deeply affected me, although negatively, so does that make it worthy of recommendation? For me, … Continue reading

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The Super Committee Has Failed

Is it any surprise that the hope of both parties to rescue the economy has failed big-time? I think not! Don’t blame the Republicans. That is a knee jerk reaction hoped for by the Democrats. They claim the GOP has … Continue reading

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The Demons On The Left

Masquerading as do-gooders, the left has hijacked the media, the current movement of socialists and the bully pulpit. Everywhere I look, everything I hear, calls the GOP, the conservatives, the Republicans, the far right, anyone who favors the opposite of … Continue reading

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The Secret Soldier, Alex Berenson

If you want to listen to an audio book on a long drive from New York to Florida, this is the book to choose. It is an exciting novel. The action bounces from the US to the Middle East. An … Continue reading

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The Cobra, Frederick Forsyth

Perhaps if I had read the book and not listened to it in the audio version, I would have liked it better. I found it hard to give it my full attention and often drifted away, lost in my own … Continue reading

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A Visit From The Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

The book is creative and exceptionally well-written, even though its subject matter is not easy to discern or decipher, in some chapters, and some people have opened and closed it without attempting to understand the message, rather becoming defeated by … Continue reading

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Every Man Dies Alone, Hans Fallada

  Even though they made a valiant effort, the German citizens were almost powerless to stop the onslaught of Hitler and his henchmen. No one survived without the help of another and no one was condemned without another casting blame, … Continue reading

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