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The Splendid and the Vile

The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson was released earlier this year in February 2020. I read Larson’s fantastic book The Devil in the White City a couple years back and absolutely loved it, so I’ve been wanting to read another one of his books. Unfortunately, while this is a solid book about WWII, …

              

Catch and Kill

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow was released this week, and it’s really good. The book spans a period of three years, between 2016 and 2019, covering Farrow’s investigation into, publication of, related research and the aftermath of his exposé on Harvey Weinstein in the New Yorker. …

                 

The President Is Missing

The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson opens with the President of the United States testifying before a congressional committee. A military counterattack he ordered has resulted in the death of a CIA operative, and his decision-making is in question. But right when he’s dug himself into a hole, it’s revealed to …

              

What Happened

In the Fall of 2016, I was hopeful. Like many, I felt secure in the belief that reason and human decency would prevail and that Clinton would win the election definitively. Having a female president was long overdue, but beyond that I genuinely thought she would be able to accomplish more than any other president …