“Cup of Gold” by John Steinbeck Review

Cup of Gold Author:  John Steinbeck Released:  1929 There’s a lot of authors I really enjoy, but when pressed for who is the best author I’ve read I default to John Steinbeck.  I’ve read about a dozen of his books, and am sure I’ll get to the rest of them at some point and there’s... Continue Reading →


“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 →

“Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President” by Candice Millard

Destiny of the Republic:  A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President Author:  Candice Millard  Released:  2011 Destiny of the Republic is a fascinating book about the assassination of James Garfield. In addition to the assassination, it gives biographical information about James Garfield, as well as Charles Guiteau the man who killed him.... Continue Reading →

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