A Review of Brother Number One

Brother Number One: A Political Biography of Pol Pot by David P. Chandler My rating: 3 of 5 stars The first “review” I read when I came across reviews for Brother Number One was one by “Annie,” which stated, “More objective, non-sensational and honest than than ‘Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare’.” Funny, having finished …

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A Review of I Am Malala

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai My rating: 5 of 5 stars I finished I Am Malala a few weeks ago and have put off writing a review for it for quite awhile because I was so overwhelmed by it. It had …

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A Review of The Life and Times of Grigorii Rasputin

The Life and Times of Grigorii Rasputin by Alex De Jonge My rating: 3 of 5 stars Grigorii Rasputin was a real enigma. Was he a true holy man? Was he a mere charlatan? Was he the “mad monk?” Was he a con man? Did he indeed have supernatural powers? Was he merely a sex …

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A Review of Mussolini: A Biography

Mussolini: A Biography by Denis Mack Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’ve read numerous books over the years on infamous people like Hitler, Himmler, Ho Chi Mihn, Mao, and more, but I’ve never learned anything about Mussolini and I’ve always wanted to because I’ve heard so much about him, but really no details. …

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A Review of Andy Russell: A Steeler Odyssey

Andy Russell: A Steeler Odyssey by Andy Russell My rating: 2 of 5 stars This much wanted book was a HUGE disappointment! I feel really upset about it. I've been wanting to get this book for two years, but it's been out of print. I saw I could get a used copy via Amazon and …

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