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Babbling Books · 3d ago

A Storm of Witchcraft by Emerson W. Baker

A Storm of Witchcraft by Emerson W. Baker is a comprehensive account and analysis of the Salem Witch Trials. This book is a solid history book that goes beyond a simple chronicle of events. ...
Babbling Books · 1W ago

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Jane Austen ‘s Mansfield Park is a novel that still drives a lot of differing opinions. Some love the book. Others find it to be disappointing. I found it to be superb. In some ways, it rese...
Babbling Books · 2W ago

The Gate to Women's Country by Sheri S. Tepper

This post contains spoilers.The Gate to Women's Country by Sheri S. Tepper is science fiction story that takes place hundreds of years after the collapse of modern civilization due to a cata...
Babbling Books · 3W ago

From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds by Daniel C. Dennett

Daniel C. Dennett’s From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds is an attempt to explain how human minds and the concept of consciousness came to be. This book is a hybrid of natu...
Babbling Books · 4W ago

Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope’s Phineas Finn is the second book in his Palliser series. My commentary on the first book, Can You Forgive Her? is here. This novel centers on Phineas Finn, a young Irishman...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

Ringworld by Larry Niven

Babbling Books · 1M ago

The Fidget by Anton Chekhov

I read the Larissa Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear translation of this story.This Post contains spoilers.As I observed here, one common aspect of Anton Chekhov’s stories is that they champion...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

Ward 6 by Anton Chekhov

This post contains spoilers.I read the Larissa Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear translation of this story.Like many of his stories, Anton Chekov’s Ward No. 6 explores various aspects of the hu...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

Anyuta by Anton Chekhov

I read the Larissa Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear translation of this story.Anton Chekhov’s stories and plays commonly share certain themes. They often examine people that can be described a...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

The Shore of Women by Pamela Sargent

Pamela Sargent’s The Shore of Women is a dystopian novel written in 1986. It explores both gender as well as religious issues. A Google search finds that this book has been called a feminist...