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Primo Levi's Resistance

NonfictionMonsters and partisansPRIMO LEVI’S RESISTANCE: Rebels and Collaborators in Occupied ItalyBy Sergio Luzzatto284 pp. Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company Reviewed by David E. H...
The Internet Review of Books · 1W ago

TEN HUTS

NonfictionBuilt with love from garbage cansTEN HUTSBy Jill Sigman212 pp. WesleyanReviewed by Marty CarlockI liked this book. But I have to say right off, it’s not for everyone.For one thing,...
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RACING BACK TO VIETNAM

NonfictionLucky docRACING BACK TO VIETNAM By John Pendergrass256 pp. Hatherleigh PressReviewed By William C. CrawfordThis is a readable memoir brought forth on the 50th anniversary of the US...
The Internet Review of Books · 4W ago

BY GASLIGHT: Thumbs Up? Thumbs Down?

Fiction
Crime is how this city works BY GASLIGHT
By Steven Price
731 pp. Picador
Reviewed by Sue EllisBy Gaslight is a masterpiece of fiction that imagines an event in the life of American detective Allen Pinkerton. When his father (the famous Willia...
The Internet Review of Books · 1M ago

THE WOMAN IN THE CAMPHOR TRUNK

FictionNot your typical wealthy young socialite ...THE WOMAN IN THE CAMPHOR TRUNKAn Anna Blanc MysteryBy Jennifer Kincheloe304 pp. Seventh Street BooksReviewed by Eric PetersenMystery writer...
The Internet Review of Books · 1M ago

BLOCKBUSTER SCIENCE

NonfictionSpacetime and human spaghettiBLOCKBUSTER SCIENCEThe Real Science in Science FictionBy David Siegel Bernstein336 pp. Prometheus BooksReviewed by Eric Petersen
The Internet Review of Books · 1M ago

SO HAPPINESS TO MEET YOU

NonfictionLock you door. People very friendly.SO HAPPINESS TO MEET YOU: Foolishly, Blissfully Stranded in VietnamBy Karin Esterhammer259 pp. Prospect Park BooksReviewed by Marty Carlock
The Internet Review of Books · 1M ago

THE ODYSSEY OF ECHO COMPANY

NonfictionPunishment is to go on livingTHE ODYSSEY OF ECHO COMPANY: The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam WarBy Doug Stanton313 pp. ScribnerReviewed by Tom GlennD...
The Internet Review of Books · 1M ago

Six Million Stamps

I have no idea when I wrote this. A copy turned up when I was going through old papers, and I re-typed it with minor edits.Six Million StampsThe stamp shows off its ochre engraving under the...
The Internet Review of Books · 1M ago

THE IMPERIAL WIFE

FictionThe wretched empressTHE IMPERIAL WIFEBy Irina Reyn276 pp. St. Martin’s PressReviewed by Dennis RizzoThe Imperial Wife leaves us pondering the lives of Catherine the Great, Russian Emp...