Posts tagged with ‘4 Star books’

  • Lab Girl (Book Review)

    By on September 6, 2018

    If you are interested in science, you will be glad to have read this book. In general, Lab Girl...

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    Polly Castor
  • Feel Free (Book Review)

    By on August 21, 2018

    She talks about the dialectic between form and content, concluding that form is the more crucial of the two,...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley (Book Review)

    By on July 2, 2018

    I warn you, there are a lot of guns in this book, and because of that,  I debated even...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Gold Coast (Book Review)

    By on January 27, 2018

    This is a story of two neighbors–one patrician blue-bloods of high society, and the other a Mafia Don and...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Underground Railroad (Book Review)

    By on January 23, 2018

    This was a different and interesting take on the underground railroad as a literal physical thing. The concept was...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Accidental Empress (Book Review)

    By on January 3, 2018

    I enjoyed this book of historical fiction about the Empress SiSi (Elizabeth) married to the Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph...

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    Polly Castor
  • Books of Poetry I’ve Been Enjoying

    By on December 13, 2017

    I've been enjoying these two books of poetry lately and have marked some to eventually share with you.

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    Polly Castor
  • Mrs Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing (Book Review with Quotes)

    By on November 27, 2017

    This book is billed as a novel, but it is a record of a fictitious woman poet being interviewed,...

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    Polly Castor
  • Lilac Girls (Book Review)

    By on October 20, 2017

    This book about the Ravensbruck all-women (non-Jew) concentration camp during WWII was harrowing and hard to read.

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    Polly Castor
  • Man in the Iron Mask (Book Review)

    By on October 10, 2017

    Well, first of all the scene on the cover never comes close to happening in the book. Secondly, the...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Other Einstein (Book Review)

    By on September 29, 2017

    I have long wondered about the first Mrs. Einstein's role in the origin of the theory of relativity. The...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Glass Universe (Book Review)

    By on August 20, 2017

    If you are interested in astronomy, or like detailed histories especially in the sciences, or you are interested in...

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    Polly Castor