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Review: Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story by Arnold Schwarzenegger

Review: Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story by Arnold Schwarzenegger

Robert October 24, 2012 0

Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story is the autobiography of Arnold Schwarzenegger.  Arnold’s story really is amazing.  What are the odds that a poor boy growing up in post WWII Austria would come

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Review: Dust by Jason T. Hutt

Review: Dust by Jason T. Hutt

Robert April 2, 2012 0

Dust is an impressive first long-form story from author Jason Hutt.  (Full disclosure – I’ve known the author for about 12 years).  It is an examination of the theme of parents and children, set

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Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson

Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson

Robert April 2, 2012 0

Bill Bryson, author of such excellent books as Walk in the Woods and A Short History of Nearly Everything, returns with At Home: A Short History of Private Life.  Based on the earlier books,

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Review: The End of Illness by David Agus

Review: The End of Illness by David Agus

Robert February 20, 2012 0

  Turn on the television and you won’t have to wait long to see a story about the new magic drug or food.  America likes nothing better than a magic pill to solve whatever

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Review: Inside Apple by Adam Lashinsky

Review: Inside Apple by Adam Lashinsky

Robert February 5, 2012 0

  Adam Lashinsky is an Editor at Large for FORTUNE magazine, where he has reported on silicon valley for more than a decade.  His new book, Inside Apple: How America’s Most Admired – and

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Review: 11/22/63 by Steven King

Review: 11/22/63 by Steven King

Robert January 18, 2012 0

Imagine you came across a portal that could take you to September 9, 1958.  You could come and go through the portal at will, but each time, it would take you to September 9,

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Review: Batman: Noël by Lee Bermejo

Review: Batman: Noël by Lee Bermejo

Robert December 7, 2011 0

Story and Art by Lee Bermejo Colorist: Barbara Ciardo Letterer: Todd Klein 112 pages  $22.99 Published by DC Comics I have been a big fan of Lee Bermejo since he and writer Brian Azzarello

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Review: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Review: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Robert December 7, 2011 0

Mockingjay is the third and final novel of the Hunger Games trilogy (the other two titles being The Hunger Games, and Catching Fire).  The trilogy is science fiction aimed at young adults.  It is

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Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Robert December 5, 2011 1

Catching Fire is the sequel to The Hungers Games.  When we last saw Katniss Everdeen, at the end of The Hunger Games, she had survived the games and was the victor – or more

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Review: Young Herriot by John Lewis-Stempel

Review: Young Herriot by John Lewis-Stempel

Robert November 20, 2011 0

I am a firm believer that James Herriot’s books are amongst the greatest works of the 20th century.  The story is so endearing – a young veterinarian that moves to the Yorkshire Dales, in

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