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Bitcoin Billionaires by Ben Mezrich
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I honestly can’t tell you what Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are even after reading “Bitcoin Billionaires” by Ben Mezrich. That has far more to do with my ignorance of anything financial and less to do with the author’s work. However, I do know ...more
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First the Jews by Rabbi Evan Moffic
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Rabbi Evan Moffic, the author of “First the Jews: Combating the World’s Longest-Running Hate Campaign”, is the rabbi of a Reform temple in the town I live. I didn’t know him til I received his book, but the community he writes about is one I know wel ...more
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How to Forget by Kate Mulgrew
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Kate Mulgrew is an actor. She has acted on stage, in the movies, and on television. She may be best known as "Admiral Kathryn Janeway" on the TV show "Star Trek: Voyager" in the late 1990's and currently she's in the cast of "Orange is the New Black" ...more
This Storm by James Ellroy
" Jill wrote: "As a book reviewer, do I judge the author's writing, the coherence of the book's plot, or both? Good question, Jill. For me, I typically ...more "
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Lifelines by Heidi Diehl
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I often see publicity campaigns for new books - particularly novels - comparing them to the work of an important, better known author's work. In the case of Heidi Diehl's novel, "Lifelines", her book has been compared to novels by Maggie Shipstead an ...more
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A Good American Family by David Maraniss
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Author David Maraniss, a noted writer of biographies and other works of non-fiction, tells the story of his family when his father , Elliott, was called before the HUAC in the early 1950's. The reprucussions of being charged with being "un-American" ...more
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The Restless Hungarian by Tom Weidlinger
The Restless Hungarian
by Tom Weidlinger (Goodreads Author)
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How much do you know about your parents? Their parents, the places they lived, the times they lived through? If you are 66 year old Tom Weidlinger, you'd know your father was a famous structural engineer who worked with architects world-wide to make ...more
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A Tale of Two Citizens by Elyce Wakerman
A Tale of Two Citizens
by Elyce Wakerman (Goodreads Author)
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Elyse Wakerman's novel "A Tale of Two Citizens" was published in 2017, but I recently discovered it and have both read it and listened to it on Audible. It's set in the late 1920's to late 1930's, that time when anti-Semitism is playing out in Poland ...more
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