Book & Movie Review: Dr. Zhivago

by Steve Lancaster4/5/17
One of the great novels of the twentieth century. Boris Pasternak was censored by the Soviet State and became a non-person for many years. His novel of the revolution and the subsequent horrific Stalin years was made into movies and even a Russian TV mini-series. More » • (1384 views)

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A Double Book Review

by Anniel3/13/17
Two Times Nigel Farage  •  The Purple Revolution: The Year That Changed Everything / Flying Free  •  Both Available on Kindle [With Current Commentary at Hillsdale College by Mark Steyn] More » • (236 views)

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Book Review: The Great Good Thing

greatgoodthingby Rosalys12/19/16
I’ve been a fan of Andrew Klavan for about six or seven years. He is a writer of suspense/detective novels, several of which have been made into movies. I haven’t seen any of the movies, though I have read one book, Don’t Say a Word. More » • (358 views)

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Book Review: Truman

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu10/26/16
By David McCullough •  After finishing this biography, I searched the book in vain for the photo of Truman walking on water. Not finding one, I went back and looked for one in which he had wings and a halo. Again, I was disappointed. More » • (358 views)

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Book Review: The Death of Reality

deathofrealityby David Norris10/6/16
by Lawrence Dawson (2015 edition)  •  This is an important book.  If one wants to delve into the roots of political correctness, the perversion of language, and the poisoning of perceptions of reality, then read what the author reveals about a little known Austrian ‘philosopher’ and academic named Ludwig Wittgenstein. More » • (859 views)

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Book Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

GoldenTickektby Timothy Lane9/5/16
This book by Roald Dahl is the source for the Gene Wilder movie, Wiilie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (His father’s job is screwing the caps on toothpaste tubes., and he has to support Charlie’s grandparents as well as himself, his wife, and Charlie.) More » • (493 views)

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Book Review: The Cube and the Cathedral

CubeAndCathedralby Anniel9/1/16
Europe and America and Politics Without God, by George Weigel. First Published in 2008. Available on Kindle.  •  I had not thought to review this book any further, but decided I would because of what is happening in the EU in our day. More » • (630 views)

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Book Review: Dumbth

DumthSteveAllenby Timothy Lane7/31/16
By Steve Allen  •  Available for the Kindle  •  This came out a quarter-century ago and was written by a liberal (though not a leftist) entertainer, but has a lot of material here worthy of interest from the conservative viewpoint. More » • (548 views)

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Book Review: Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies: The Patriots

LegendsAndLiesby Timothy Lane7/10/16
By David Fisher  •  Available for the Kindle  •  Unlike the first volume in this series, in which each chapter provides a short biography of a noted figure, this starts with 5 chapters that focus on certain patriots (Samuel Adams and Paul Revere; John Adams; Benjamin Franklin; George Washington; Thomas Jefferson) More » • (728 views)

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Book Review: From Under the Rubble

FromUnderTheRubble by Anniel6/22/16
Latest: Part 3: Short Takes on the Remaining Articles  •  Gateway Edition, Available at Amazon. Copyright 1974. 1989 printing. Written and Edited by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, and Six Others. More » • (556 views)

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Soul Bare: Stories of Redemption

SoulBareThumbby Deana Chadwell6/16/16
Pre-ordering available now at Amazon.com. A collection of essays, including one by DC  •  I am so excited to announce that in a month a new book will hit the shelves. Soul Bare is collection of essays written mostly by Christian women about their walk with God. More » • (453 views)

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Book Review: My Brother’s Keeper by Bill Kassel

MyBrothersKeeperby Diane Osbourne6/6/16
Christian author Bill Kassel has written a fascinating book — as its subtitle indicates: “a novel about the family of Jesus.” This is the story of an unconventional family, shaped by supernatural circumstances but remaining solid and nurturing for its members. More » • (392 views)

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Book Review: Storm of Lightning

StormOfLightningby Anniel6/4/16
Book Number 5 in the Michael Vey Series, by Richard Paul Evans. Available on Kindle.  •  Book 1: The Prisoner of Cell 25  •  Book 2: Rise of the Elgen  •  Book 3: Battle of Ampere  •  Book 4: Hunt For Jade Dragon. More » • (424 views)

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Book Review: Miracles and Massacres

MiraclesAndMassacresby Timothy Lane11/24/15
US history is full of incidents that are little-known today. Some are heroic, some are important, and some are regrettable or even disgraceful. Glenn Beck, who believes Americans need to know their history, presents 12 such events in this book. More » • (550 views)

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Book Review: The Reagan Reversal

ReaganReversalby Steve Lancaster11/16/15
The Reagan Reversal: Foreign Policy and the End of the Cold War, Beth A. Fischer University of Missouri Press Columbia and London, Fischer, Beth A. (2013-10-10) University of Missouri Press. Kindle Edition. More » • (605 views)

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