“Gentlemen Boss: The Life of Chester Alan Arthur” by Thomas C. Reeves Review

Gentlemen Boss: The Life and Times of Chester Alan Arthur Author:  Thomas C. Reeves Published:  1975 That in politics he is given to schemes that are the next thing to trickery, that he believes it right and honorable to use all means necessary against political opponents, that he has no conception of raising politics above... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

“My Friend Dahmer” by Derf Backderf Review

My Friend Dahmer Author:  John "Derf" Backderf Released:  2012 How lucky are we that Jeffrey Dahmer had a classmate who is a talented cartoonist? My Friend Dahmer is a memoir by John "Derf" Backderf of his "friendship" with Jeffrey Dahmer in Ohio during high school in the 1970's. In addition to his own personal memories of... Continue Reading →

“Grant” by Ron Chernow Review

Grant Author:  Ron Chernow Released:  2017 Grant has been vilified as an incompetent president for the scandals on his watch. Attacking him on that issue became a convenient tool for Reconstruction opponents who sensationalized his failings through congressional hearings and a strident press. But corruption had flourished in American politics since the heyday of Andrew... Continue Reading →

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑