“The Left Hand of Darkness” by Ursula K. Le Guin Review

The Left Hand of Darkness Author:  Ursula K. Le Guin Released:  1969 Much like the previous books in the Hainish Cycle, I found this book to be full of interesting ideas but delivered through average execution. The story is about a Human emissary to an alien world called Winter, where the intelligent life forms are... Continue Reading →

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“Underground Airlines” by Ben H. Winters Review

Underground Airlines Author:  Ben H. Winters Published:  2016 I got this book as part of my Brilliant Books "Book of the Month Club." For the first time, I've received a book I'd actually been aware of by reputation, as this book has been mentioned in several publications as a point of reference for discussing an... Continue Reading →

“The Drawing of the Three: The Dark Tower Book Two” by Stephen King Review

The Drawing of the Three: The Dark Tower II Author:  Stephen King Released: 1987 I didn’t find The Gunslinger to be particularly great, so I wasn’t looking forward to reading its sequel. My issues with the first book were the lack of clear narrative, instead favoring hallucinated characters and vague descriptions/motivations by the archetypal protagonist and antagonist.... Continue Reading →

“President James Buchanan” by Philip S. Klein

President James Buchanan Author: Philip S. Klein Published:  1962 Much like Martin Van Buren or Millard Fillmore, Buchanan was a politician through and through, although his ambitions are more clearly defined due to the strategies he used being a conscious reflection of those winning recipes by his predecessors. Ben Perley Poore stated of Buchanan that... Continue Reading →

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