A Review of Katrina by James Frey

I was asked to review this book by its publisher Simon & Schuster however disliked it immensely. I found it trite and terrible. It was neither entertaining nor a pleasant … Continue Reading →


Dear Mrs. Bird

I liked this book very much. Although I think that it was written to appeal to women, I found it fascinating and enjoyable as a male. The author writes very, … Continue Reading →


Full Disclosure

An excellent well written mystery. I was pleased to be asked to review this book and even more pleased once I started it. The book is well written, easily read … Continue Reading →


America the Anxious: How Our Pursuit of Happiness is Creating a Nation of Nervous Wrecks

I liked this book and found it interesting, provocative and disturbing. I would have said that I enjoyed reading it except that I found it worrisome and ominous. As a … Continue Reading →


Unraveling Oliver

I enjoyed this book and found it unusual and unlike any book I have read. It is a good story and easy to read and understand but it is neither … Continue Reading →


Rhodes: The Race for Africa

Cecil Rhodes is famous or infamous for his life in Africa and for having added millions of square miles to Britain’s African Empire.  I was interested in him and found … Continue Reading →


The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome

This is another important book and not just for people afflicted with the syndrome. It is of course invaluable to the latter since it tells them that they are not … Continue Reading →


The Sociopath Next Door

This is an interesting and useful book. It is especially worthy of note for anyone who has been bullied since many bullies exhibit the characteristics of sociopaths. It is not … Continue Reading →


Shrinks, The Untold Story of Psychiatry

This is a great book for anyone interested in psychology, psychiatry or mental health. The author is an expert, authoritative and pulls no punches as he details the strange and … Continue Reading →


The Dyslexic Advantage

This is an amazing book and one of best I’ve ever encountered for dyslexics themselves, their parents, teachers and anyone who wants to understand them and the problems they have. … Continue Reading →