Category Archives: Biography

On My Bookshelf: July 28/17

I had a birthday last week and got a gift card from my sister for Chapters ( a Canadian bookstore for real and online) and so have managed to pick up a few more books (which I swore I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: Wedlock by Wendy Moore

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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The Band That Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic by Steve Turner

We all know about the 8 musicians who continued to play their instruments as the Titanic sank, but how many of us know their stories, or even their names?  Steve Turner has done the research, spoken to their descendants (where … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: July 7/17

Well I’ve been absent for quite awhile and got behind in my writing if not totally behind in my reading.  I picked up on my writing last week and am almost caught up on both my goal (75 books for … Continue reading

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The Triple Agent: The al-Qaeda Mole Who Infiltrated the CIA by Joby Warrick

The Triple Agent: The al-Qaeda Mole Who Infiltrated the CIA is a true story based on extensive research and told in an immensely compelling way.  Two-time Pulitzer-winning author/journalist Joby Warrick begins his prologue at the CIA base Khost, formerly a Russian … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Birthday Boys by Beryl Bainbridge

Welcome to my Sunday Reblog. I came across this write-up about a book that shed an (I think) entirely new light on Captain Scott of Antarctica fame. I’m thinking I’d like to read something else about Scott first but I’m … Continue reading

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Billy Graham by John Pollock (1966)

This biography of Billy Graham by John Pollock was published in 1966 so it is in no way a complete view of the man whose work is still being carried on today by his son, Franklin, and other godly team … Continue reading

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