Thursday, 31 December 2015

Bit hollow, but tolerable

I finished Where Were You Last Pluterday?  by Paul can Herck.

More Kaiju Hijinks

I finished Betrayal on Monster Earth, edited by Jim Beard and James Palmer.

Sunday, 27 December 2015

Old-Timey Fun

I finished Monster Earth,  edited by James Palmer and Jim Beard.

Truth Telling

I finished War is a Racket, by Smedley Butler.

Unjustly Forgotten

I finished Devil Dog - The Amazing True Story of the Man Who Saved America,  by David Talbot.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Antiquity's badasses

I finished The World's Greatest Civilizations - Sparta, by Charles River Editors.

(Some) Order out of historical chaos

I finished The Peloponnesian War,  by Charles River Editors.

A tale briefly, but well, told

I finished The Greatest Battles of the Greco-Persian Wars - Marathon, Thermopylae, and Salamis by Charles River Editors.

Saturday, 19 December 2015

Couldn't help myself

I finished Star Wars - the Force Awakens,  by Alan Dean Foster.

Monday, 14 December 2015

Saturday, 5 December 2015

A Solid Assembly

I finished Timeless Time Travel Tales,  edited by Allan Kasper.

Losing its Charm

I finished Snoopy, Master of Disguise,  by Charles M. Schulz.


I finished Snoopy the Great Entertainer,  by Charles M. Schulz.

Thursday, 12 November 2015

Sunday, 6 September 2015

More Scumbaggery

I finished The Nuremberg Trials - The Nazis and their Crimes Against Humanity, by Paul Roland.

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Friday, 7 August 2015

Masterpiece! Masterpiece!

I finished The Stars My Destination, by Alfred Bester.

Better than average Lovecraftiana

I finished The Horror at Gancio Rosso, by Paul Di Filippo and Claudio Chillemi.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Still great fun

I finished The Memoirs of Schlock Homes: A Bagel Street Dozen,  by Robert L. Fish.

Still holds its colours

I finished The Incredible Schlock Homes - 12 Stories from Bagel Street, by Robert L. Fish.

Sunday, 31 May 2015

History of Laughter - and Ambitions

I finished Live from New York - The Complete, Uncensored History of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests, by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales.

Saturday, 23 May 2015

Friday, 15 May 2015

Zinss-tastic !

I finished Writing with a Word Processor, by William Zinsser.

Masterfully Short

I finished Nightmares and Geezenstacks, by Fredric Brown.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Repeat Business - Still a Trip !

I finished Way Station, by Clifford D. Simak.

Wild History (Hystery?)

I finished The Making of the President 1789:  The Unauthorized Campaign Biography,  by Marvin Kitman.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Untersee Swine

I finished Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson.

Up to Snuff

I finished Archie in the Crosshairs, by Robert Goldsborough.

Sunday, 15 February 2015

Quint Wasn't Kidding

I finished The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis: The Harrowing Story of One of the U.S. Navy's Deadliest Incidents During World War IIby Charles River Editors.

The Pipes of Pandemic

I finished The Black Death: The History and Legacy of the Middle Ages' Deadliest Plagueby Charles River Editors.

Still Massively Tragic

I finished The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: The History and Legacy of New York's Deadliest Industrial Disasterby Charles River Editors.

Useful Thumbnail

I finished Black Tuesday: The History and Legacy of the Wall Street Stock Market Crash of 1929,  by Charles River Editors.

Friday, 13 February 2015


I finished The Storming of the Bastille: The History and Legacy of the Most Famous Flashpoint of the French Revolution, by Charles River Editors.

Valiant Desperation

I finished The Vixen Who Shot a Nazi: The Story of Francesca Mann, who shot SS Guard Josef Schillinger, in Auschwitz-Birkenau, by Cynthia Southern.

Ill-remembered Archers

I finished The Hittites: The History and Legacy of the Bronze Age's Forgotten Empire, by Charles River Editors.

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Unexpectedly Good

I finished The Canterville Ghost and Other Stories, by Oscar Wilde.

Short Shrift

I finished Alpine Giggle Week - How Dorothy Parker Set Out to Write the Great American Novel and Ended Up in a TB Colony Atop an Alpine Peak, by Dorothy Parker.

Monday, 2 February 2015

Friday, 30 January 2015

No More Danegeld

I finished The White Horse King - The Life of Alfred The Great, by Benjamin Merkle.

Friday, 16 January 2015

Not so zen, maybe ?

I finished The Empty Mirror: Experiences in a Japanese Zen Monastery,  by Janwillem van de Wetering.

Sunday, 11 January 2015

A Bloody Triumph

I just finished The Flying Tigers, by John Toland.

The Dutch grapple with Islam

I finished Murder in Amsterdam: Liberal Europe, Islam, and the Limits of Tolerance, by Ian Buruma.

Tuesday, 6 January 2015