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I Will Bear Witness 1933-41 A Diary of the Nazi Years
it was ok
Quite a long book that for me didn't really get rolling until the war years. It starts with a fair amount about his life as a scholar. It does tell th ...more
Mar 2015
Sep 19, 2013
Green Men  White Swans: The Folklore of British Pub Names
liked it
As the title says, it is a compilation of stories of how British pubs got their names. A perfecr book to pick up and put down while wasting a few minu ...more
Nov 07, 2013
Dec 30, 2011
Wingless Victory
liked it
This is the story of an English lady vacationing in Breton France when the Nazis invade France. Unable to escape she steps up a cell of resistance fig ...more
Oct 31, 2011
Oct 31, 2011
I Flew for the Führer
liked it
This was an interesting book but didn't include anything new that hasn't been in many other books. Knoke was very luck having been wounded five times ...more
Jun 08, 2011
May 11, 2010
A Chile: Travels In A Thin Country
liked it
An interesting book about travelling the length of Chile. It didn't make me want to go to Chile but if I went there I would know about a bunch of must ...more
Apr 17, 2011
Apr 11, 2010
Bringing Home the Bacon & Cutting the Mustard: The Origins and Meaning of the Food We Speak
liked it
This is a fun and informative book explaining many of the food related expressions we use. Great book for reading in the car while you are waiting for ...more
Jun 25, 2015
Apr 14, 2014
The Very Bloody History of Britain
it was ok
Slightly interesting, slightly funny.
Feb 06, 2012
Sep 22, 2009
The As It Happens Files: Radio That May Contain Nuts
not set
May 05, 2010
The Groucho Letters
it was ok
Sep 2016
Jun 25, 2015
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