Category Archives: Books for Adults

Killing The SS-Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard, authors; Bill O’Reilly, narrator

Killing the SS, Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard, authors; Bill O’Reilly, narrator The book is very well researched, though perhaps, not as well organized with characters coming and going, sometimes without appropriate explanation. Concisely, however, the authors outline the history leading … Continue reading

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The Splintering of the American Mind: Identity Politics, Inequality, and … by William Egginton*

This book is divided into three parts: Identity, Inequality and Community. In each section, the author, a professor at Johns Hopkins University, analyzes the reasons for the deterioration of education in our schools and offers some suggestions for improving it. … Continue reading

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz- Heather Morris, author; Richard Armitage, narrator.

This novel tells the story of Ludwig Eisenberg and Gisela Fuhrmannova. Essentially, it is a love story that defied the odds as it took place in the most unusual of places. Ludwig was known as Lale. In 1942, he was … Continue reading

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The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels, John Meacham, author; Fred Sanders, narrator*

This author chose to read, in his own voice, the first hour and last half hour, or so, of his book. He narrates what seems to be an effort to smear the right side of politics and buoy up the … Continue reading

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The Ensemble, Aja Gabel, author

The book follows the lives of four close, very talented, very well trained members of a string quartet who met in music school and decided that they would be more successful if they joined together. The book follows the quartet … Continue reading

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The Palace of Treason, Jason Matthews-author; Jeremy Bobb- narrator

The Palace of Treason is the second book in a series of three that the author has written about espionage, the type of espionage that could very well be taking place today, in the real world, since the United States … Continue reading

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Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500 –Year History, Kirk Andersen, author and narrator

I was so disappointed. At first, I thought it was a humorous portrayal of history; I thought the author was presenting his facts tongue in cheek. He seemed to be an equal opportunity “mocker” of everything. As he systematically tore … Continue reading

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