Tag Archives: Somalia

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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Year in Review: Shooting My Mouth Off in 2014

I may write some magnum opus in the next two days, you never know, but here are links to some of the things I’ve written in 2014, here and elsewhere. I have worked hard to keep my site an eclectic … Continue reading

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Review: Last Hijack (2014)

A fascinating documentary about the culture of piracy in Somalia. It’s mixed with animation sequences, taking us where the camera can’t go. Last Hijack is something else, it really is. Can’t really be compared to anything else. I highly recommend … 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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