Tag Archives: Mark Bowden

Recommended Books: Non-Fiction

I have been meaning to do a Part 2 to my Recommended Books: Fiction list – put together years ago. I wanted to recommend non-fiction, from history books to biographies to essays to whatever. Here is the Non-Fiction list. I’ve … Continue reading

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Bookshelf Tour #8

Welcome to the Tyranny section of my bookshelves. First up: Collapse of Communism by the correspondents of The New York Times. A really interesting in-real-time book about the various gigantic events which signaled the crackup of the Soviet Union, as … Continue reading

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2012 Books Read

Live from Memphis. Here are the books I read in 2012. 1. My Life with Elvis – by Becky Yancey. The first book published after Elvis’ death from one of the insiders on his team. She worked in the office … Continue reading

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The Books: “Road Work: Among Tyrants Heroes, Rogues and Beasts” (Mark Bowden)

History bookshelf: Next book on the shelf is Road Work: Among Tyrants, Heroes, Rogues, and Beasts, by Mark Bowden. A book of essays by Mark Bowden – some from his years on Philadelphia Inquirer and some from post-Black Hawk Down … Continue reading

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The Books: “Black Hawk Down: A Story Of Modern War” (Mark Bowden)

And here is my next book excerpt: I’m finished alphabetically with all of the books on the “history” shelves – at least with the ones I’ve read. Next I have a shelf where I keep hard-covers, which don’t fit on … Continue reading

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