Guest reviewer Bruce Stephen looks at “Letter to a Young Scientist” by E.O. Wilson- advice to new students of science. Also reviewed, “Friend of the Court” by Floyd Abrams. A collection of essays and speeches by the longtime defender of the first amendment.
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August 15, 2013
August 8, 2013
“The Guns at Last Light: the War in Western Europe 1944-45” by Rick Atkinson- the final volume in Atkinson’s powerful “Liberation Trilogy” that takes the Allies from D-Day to the Nazi collapse.
July 31, 2013
Guest reviewer Stephen Griffith looks at “Diana’s Diary” An adventure of discovery and romance in colonial Africa. Also reviewed, “The Tooth Tattoo” by Peter Lovesey (LOVE zee) a fun crime novel featuring a string quartet from Bath England.
July 24, 2013
Guest reviewer Pat Stephen looks at a biography of the husband of England’s Queen Elizabeth II, “Prince Philip” by Philip Eade. Also reviewed, “The Last Battle”, a true story of how at the very end of World War II, American and German soldiers joined forces to defend imprisoned French leaders.
July 18, 2013
“Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World”. A brilliant account of how Eisenhower’s fear of nuclear war influenced his words and actions during his presidency.
July 11, 2013
Charles Stephen interviews authors James Fussell and Jeffery Matovic on their new book, "Ticked" about their personal struggles and successes living with Tourette’s Syndrome.
July 3, 2013
“With or Without You.” A memoir of growing up with and “surviving” a troubled mother.
June 27, 2013
Charles Stephen interviews Lincoln author Mary Pipher about her new book, “The Green Boat: Reviving Ourselves in Our Capsized Culture”
June 20, 2013
“The Second Arab Awakening”. A highly readable account by an American academic of the attempts, successes and failures to foster progress and peace in the troubled Arab world.
June 13, 2013
Guest reviewer Jane Hood looks at the best selling book by Sheryl Sandberg on women in leadership, “Lean In”. Also reviewed, the latest in Donna Leon’s crime novels set in Venice, “The Golden Egg”.