Category Archives: Non-Fiction

An American Duchess, A Novel of Consuelo Vanderbilt, by Karen harper

After reading Therese Fowler’s “A Well-Behaved Woman”, about Alma Vanderbilt, Consuelo’s overbearing mother, I eagerly awaited reading this book, which I hoped would fill in the spaces on the life of Consuelo. Overall, I got the impression that Consuelo was … Continue reading

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The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors, by Charles Krauthammer, author; David Krauthammer, editor and narrator

This book pays homage to a man with a great mind and heart. The world lost him too soon for he had much more to give. Born a Jew, he remained a Jew until he died. He showed respect for … Continue reading

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Death March Escape: The Remarkable Story of a Man Who Twice Escaped the Nazi Holocaust by Jack J Hersch

When Jack Hersch discovered his father had a past that he did not fully understand, he also discovered that he had a past he had never known about, as well. There were parts of his life that David Hersch had … Continue reading

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On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, the Korean War’s Greatest Battle, Hampton Sides, author, David Pittu, narrator

There are few books I would like to award more than 5 stars, but this is one of them. Not only is it researched thoroughly and written logically, with the clear lens of the backward glance, the audio has a … Continue reading

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Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump-David Corn, Michael Issikoff, authors; Peter Ganim, narrator

The title gives the book away immediately. It is designed to make you believe that Trump’s election was corrupt from the beginning, starting with Putin, America’s new arch enemy. Although I had hoped this book would be a bit different, … Continue reading

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A Little Piece of Light: A Memoir of Hope, Prison, and a Life Unbound, by Donna Hylton, Kristine Gasbarre, authors, Donna Hylton, narrator

Reading this story about the life of Donna Hylton, forces one to suspend disbelief. The horrific life that she experienced from the first moment of her birth, defies reality. Raised for the first seven years by a mother who was … Continue reading

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Death March Escape, The Remarkable Story of a Man who Twice Escaped the Nazi Holocaust, Jack J. Hersch, author

When Jack Hersch discovered his father had a past that he did not fully understand, he also discovered that he had a past he had never known about, as well. There were parts of his life that David Hersch had … Continue reading

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