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The Best Books I Read in 2020

From a housing project in Brooklyn to a crematorium in Korea. Continue reading

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Hear a Book, See a Country

Review of Cry, the Beloved Country on Audible Continue reading

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The Six Best Books I Read in 2019

Stories of Prohibition, the Syrian civil war and growing up in 1960’s Brooklyn. Continue reading

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Car Trouble and Other Family Problems

Robert Rorke’s novel set in a working class Irish neighborhood in Brooklyn in the 1960’s Continue reading

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The Five Best Books I Read in 2018

Some history, some contemporary life in America and the view from outer space. Continue reading

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The Earth Gazers: A Book Review

From Charles Lindbergh to Neil Armstrong Continue reading

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History of Radio: Sources and Book Reviews

A reading list for 100 years of radio. Continue reading

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Writing History and the Stories That Were Never Told

A Montclair Literary Festival session Continue reading

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Oil, Water and Intrigue: A Book Review

Oil and Water, by P.J. Lazos Continue reading

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The Lovers: A News Story

A review of The Lovers, Afghanistan’s Romeo and Juliet. A true story of how they defied their families and escaped an honor killing. Continue reading

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