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Book reviews

The Washington Independent Review of Books is a wonderful site to read reviews, listen to interviews with authors and get information about upcoming literary events.

Here are links to some of my reviews


Here's my review of

The Cost of Loyalty: Dishonesty, Hubris, and Failure in the U.S. Military by Tim Bakken

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Have you ever wondered where our traditions come from? This book explains why we do what we do at special times of the year.


This is a great read. George Remus was a prohibition-era booze runner who put Al Capone to shame. In fact, Remus supplied Capone with high grade liquor.


This is a heck of a yarn, made better because it's true. An African slave became one of the most famous Samurais in Japan.


Here's their review of one of my books.

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