February 17, 2021

Cats and the incorrigible species

Feline Philosophy: Cats and the… by John Gray, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, US $24.00, Pp 122, November 2020, ISBN 9780374154110 Our struggle to be happy usually brings […]
February 17, 2021

An actionable manifesto to build a better future

The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto by Charles M Blow, US $26.99, Pp 256, January 2021, ISBN 978-0062914668 Racism is alive and thriving in the […]
February 7, 2021

When Rabbi Yehoshua Ben Levi defeated the Angel of Death

The Legend Of Rabbi Ben Levi; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Avi Katz, Gefen Publishing House, US $19.95, Pp 32, November 2020, ISBN 978-9657023549 Nineteenth century poem by […]
January 29, 2021

Perfecting the art of baking

The Magnolia Bakery Handbook: A Complete Guide for the home…  by Bobbie Lloyd, Harper Design, US $35.00, Pp 308, October 2020, ISBN 978-0062887214 Who doesn’t love […]
January 18, 2021

The politician who wanted to live in the real world

The Luckiest Man: Life with John McCain by Mark Salter, Simon & Schuster, US $30.00, Pp 608, October 2020, ISBN 978-1982120931 Senator John McCain was a larger-than-life […]
January 12, 2021

The case of separating church and state

The Religion Clauses: The Case for Separating Church and State (Inalienable Rights) by Erwin Chemerinsky and Howard Gillman, Oxford University Press, US $24.95, Pp 220, September […]
November 14, 2020

250 time-and labor-saving sumptuous meals

Jacques Pépin Quick & Simple by Jacques Pépin, Tom Hopkins (Photographer), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, US $35.00, Pp 376, October 2020, ISBN 9780358352556 Modern urban life leaves little […]
November 6, 2020

Your first step on the journey to financial freedom

The Path: Accelerating Your Journey to Financial Freedom by Peter Mallouk, Tony Robbins, Post Hill Press, US $28.00, Pp 320, October 2020, ISBN 9781945051814 We all […]
November 4, 2020

Becoming an accomplished and creative garden photographer

Creative Garden Photography: Making Great Photos of Flowers, Gardens, Landscapes, and the Beautiful World Around Us by Harold Davis, Rocky Nook, US$50.00, Pp 358, September 2020, ISBN […]
November 4, 2020

When America was caught unawares

          Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World by Fareed Zakaria, W. W. Norton Company, US $26.95, Pp 308, October 2020,           ISBN 9780393542134 […]
November 2, 2020

Leaving Vietnam syndrome behind

Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend… by H. R. McMaster, Harper, US 35.00, Pp 544, September 2020, ISBN 9780062899460 Should America go out and fight totalitarian regimes and […]
October 31, 2020

Making life bearable

This Just Speaks to Me: Words to Live By… by Hoda Kotb, G. P. Putnam, US $24.00, Pp 384, October 2020, ISBN 9780593191080 We live in a […]
October 31, 2020

The deceptive First Lady

Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady by Stephanie W. Wolkoff, Gallery Books, US $28.00, Pp 352, September 2020, ISBN […]
October 29, 2020

Richly developed finger-licking recipes

Cooking for One: Scaled Recipes, No-Waste Solutions… by America’s Test Kitchen expert chefs, US $29.99, Pp 342, September 2020, ISBN 9781948703284 Here is another great cookbook […]
October 26, 2020

Abraham Lincoln seen through the social and cultural prism

Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times by David S. Reynolds, Penguin Press, US $35.00, Pp 1062, September 2020, ISBN 978-1594206047 He was born in 1809 in a one-room […]

April 18, 2019

Must-read thrillers and mystery novels for this spring

Mercy River by Glen Erik Hamilton, William Morrow, US $26.99, Pp 368, March 2019, ISBN 978-0062567437 The A List by J.A. Jance, Gallery Books, US $27.99, Pp 352, April 2019, […]
February 12, 2019

Must-read novels for this winter

Late in the Day by Tessa Hadley, Harper, US $26.99, Pp 272, January 2019 ISBN 978-0062476692 The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib, St. Martin’s Press, US $27.99, […]
January 15, 2019

Must-read novels for this winter

The Three Secret Cities by Matthew Reilly, Gallery Books, US $26.99, Pp 438, December 2018, ISBN 978-1501167195 Sins as Scarlet by Nicolas Obregon, Minotaur Books, US $27.99, Pp 320, December […]
December 6, 2018

Best thrillers and mystery novels for this fall

Consumed by J.R. Ward, Gallery Books, US $26.99, Pp 416, October 2018, ISBN 978-1501194900 The Cats Came Back by Sofie Kelly, Berkley, US $24.00, Pp 204, September 2018, ISBN 978-0399584596 […]