Category Archives: non-fiction

Book Review: One Nation by Ben Carson, M.D.

In One Nation, Dr. Ben Carson lays out a clear action plan for bringing Americans together while he describes many of the factors that have recently and historically pulled Americans apart. Some of the issues discussed are the “PC police, … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name, 50 Years Later…

I was raised in New York City by admittedly sheltering parents. In March 1964, I became aware that something very bad had happened to a woman, though I wouldn’t know details for a while. Her death seemed particularly important to … Continue reading

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Book Review: American Gun by Chris Kyle

American Gun by the late Chris Kyle must be one of the most interesting and enjoyable books on the history of firearms.  Kyle’s respect and obvious love of the subject matter shines through as he takes you through the history … Continue reading

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Are You The Only One? “YES, I AM,” She Says Proudly…

Declaration time: I am a proud, card-carrying—-only child. Hopefully, my friends and colleagues will agree that I am not indeed selfish, bossy, neurotic or manipulative, as society would have eventually expected of a bambina in my seemingly tragic circumstances more than … Continue reading

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Great Non-Fiction From Our Own Backyard: Karen Blumenthal

It’s a well-kept secret: if you want to learn the basics about a given issue/person/historical event, the best places to look are your library’s children’s and young adult departments. That’s right. There you’ll undoubtedly find concise, high-quality, visually-informative works offering … Continue reading

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