Review: Crash Go The Chariots: An Alternative To “Chariots Of The Gods”?

Crash Go The Chariots: An Alternative To “Chariots Of The Gods”? by Clifford A. Wilson My rating: 2 of 5 stars Wilson challenges the evidence presented in Chariots of The Gods. As scary as Chariots was, Crash seems to fall on its face in similar ways. Ad hominems and non-sequiturs abound. At the end, it… Continue reading Review: Crash Go The Chariots: An Alternative To “Chariots Of The Gods”?

Review: Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley My rating: 5 of 5 stars This historical fiction novel covers this history of the a black family. How their ancestor started in Africa, was brought to America as a slave, and how the family fared under that despicable institution. Alex Haley learned the stories… Continue reading Review: Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Review: Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel My rating: 3 of 5 stars Found the writing pretty dry. Plenty of characters who go by their name, nickname, or title. So it was easy to lose track of what is happening when reading in little spurts, which probably set me back about 25% my normal pace just from… Continue reading Review: Wolf Hall

Review: The Speed of Dark

The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon My rating: 5 of 5 stars In this near future, science has figured out how to intervene with children to prevent autism. Lou and his friends, have to navigate the difficult choices when a cure becomes potentially available. It explores experimentation, work policies, social pressures, and what it… Continue reading Review: The Speed of Dark

Review: The Red Record Tabulated Statistics and Alleged Causes of Lynching in the United States

The Red Record Tabulated Statistics and Alleged Causes of Lynching in the United States by Ida B. Wells-Barnett My rating: 5 of 5 stars The shooter in the recent Charleston massacre reportedly said: “You rape our women, and you’re taking over our country.” In the aftermath, the mayor claimed to not know much about the… Continue reading Review: The Red Record Tabulated Statistics and Alleged Causes of Lynching in the United States