Category Archives: Non-Fiction

Madame Fourcade’s Secret War, Lynne Olson, author; Kimberly Farr, narrator

Apparently, this is the season or year of the war heroine.  Several books have appeared about largely unsung and underappreciated female World War II resistance fighters. Suddenly, there are several lauding the accomplishments of brave and courageous women who worked … Continue reading

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A Woman of No Importance, Sonia Purnell, author; Juliet Stevenson narrator

Virginia Hall was a woman with a singular goal. As a United States citizen, when World War II started, she was determined to do her part to defeat Germany in its effort to obtain world domination. However, a few years … Continue reading

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Mighty Justice, Dovey Johnson Roundtree and Katie McCabe

From the first page, it is difficult not to be touched by the brutal honesty of this author. Her life was not easy. Jim Crow laws constantly obstructed her endeavors, but she never seemed to falter or give up her … Continue reading

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The Master Plan: My Journey from Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose, Chris Wilson, Brett Witter, Wes Moore, authors; Chris Wilson, Wes Moore, narrators.

This book was the third in a row that I have read about the unjust “justice” system for people, especially those of color, which forces them into a state of despair. It made me wonder how anyone could survive the … Continue reading

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The Case For Trump, Victor Davis Hanson, author; David Lertham, narrator.

Although, as the title suggests, it is somewhat more positive in its approach to the description of Donald Trump, Hanson has meticulously analyzed the man and his behavior, warts and all. Unlike the plethora of “hit” books that have been … Continue reading

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White, Bret Easton Ellis, author and narrator

Mr. Ellis is a writer of screenplays. He hobnobs with the rich and famous. He is openly gay and can be caustic and brutally honest, as well. He does not care what people think of him, but rather voices the … Continue reading

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All The Gallant Men: An America Sailor’s Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor, Donald Stratton, Ken Gire, authors; Mike Ortego, narrator.

Donald Stratton was 94 years old (now 97) when he wrote his memoir to commemorate the December 7th, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor. He believed, as the quote he references says, “when a person dies, it is like a library … Continue reading

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