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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, …

                          

The Huntress

In The Huntress, Kate Quinn once again has penned a thrilling and captivating piece of historical fiction. This time around, it’s about tracking down a Nazi war criminal. Quinn’s previous book, The Alice Network, was about a female spy who is recruited during WWI and was very well received. The Huntress came out earlier this …

              

Catch-22

It’s been a source of embarrassment to me that I never actually finished reading Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. I read the beginning many, many years ago, but that’s about it. So, with the Hulu adaptation of it due to be released this week, it seemed like a good a time as any to cross this …

                       

Armageddon in Retrospect

And how should we behave during this Apocalypse? We should be unusually kind to one another, certainly. But we should also stop being so serious. Jokes help a lot. And get a dog, if you don’t already have one. Whenever strangers or acquaintances ask me who my favorite writer is, I always say Kurt Vonnegut. …