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Saints of the Shadow Bible

My education must be lacking.  I saw the book Saints of the Shadow Bible (ISBN 978-1-4091-2948-6, Orion Books, 2013) on the Bookazine shelves and...

Gotti

Why do I have such a fascination for gangsters?  The only reason I can think of is that having been inculcated with the concept...

Flight MH 370

The investigators have not even found the missing Malaysian Airlines plane MH 370, but already there is a book about the mystery on the...

Slash

My first exposure to a rock guitarist called Slash, was after hearing the band Guns N’ Roses which was led by a rather melodramatic...

A Street Cat Named Bob

I did my usual browse at Bookazine in the Avenue, looking for some book or other to jump off the shelves and into my...

One Summer America 1927

I could have started this review by writing “Bill Bryson’s done it again.  Go to Bookazine and buy this book.  B. 468 for over...

Outliers

Outliers, the Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell (ISBN 978-0-141-04302-9, Penguin Books, 20090) follows on from his books The Tipping Point (How little things...

is it really too much to ask?

The book I have reviewed this week, is it really too much to ask? (ISBN 978-1-405-91413-0, Penguin, 2014) is the fifth volume of The...

What do you pack?

Most of the long time ex-pats who read the Pattaya Mail would relate to this book by Dr. Roberto Di Marco, “What do you...

Solo

Solo (ISBN 978-0-099-59034-7, Vintage Books, 2013) is a “follow on” in the James Bond novels, this one written by William Boyd with his James...

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