Tag Archives: Index

Readin’ Dixie: The Index

Pursuant to my goal of reading more southern history and literature, I’m creating an index to get an at-a-glance idea of areas I’ve read more in or have ignored. I’m planning on developing this more in 2022! LAND, LITERATURE, and … Continue reading

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Space Camp!

It’s been ages since I went on a proper astronaut spree (Deke!, 2016), and lately I’ve been feeling the itch. With the Moon landing anniversary right around the corner (literally — it’s a week from today), why not have some … Continue reading

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British Historical Fiction

This is an index post of historical fiction set in Britain that I originally published in November 2016. I’ve just updated to keep it current. The order of books is roughly chronological. Ancient and Legendary Britain Stonehenge, Bernard Cornwell The … Continue reading

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Mideast Index

(The Pyramids, Shah Mosque, Nile River, Ishtar Gate, and Jerusalem) Cradle of Civilization: Ancient Mesopotamia The Near East,  Isaac Asimov The Egyptians,  Barbara Watterson Age of Empires The Lost History of Christianity, Phillip Jenkins The Persians: Ancient, Medieaval, and Modern … Continue reading

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So You Want to Read about the Revolution

Although I’m reading American literature for Independence Day instead of history, why not share some favorites from previous years’ Independence Day salutes? Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin from HBO’s John Adams. Founding BiographiesJohn Adams, David McCulloughFirst Family: John … Continue reading

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Science: the Index

This list includes most of the science books I’ve read since 2007, omitting  titles that received only scant mention. Brane and Brane! What is Brane?!- Cosmology and Astrophysics* The Grand Design, Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow Black Holes and Baby … Continue reading

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American History: the Index

Across the Bering:  Native America Twilight of the Mammoths,  Paul Martin The Earth Shall Weep: A History of Native America, James Wilson Kingdoms of Gold, Kingdoms of Jade: Peopling the Americas, Brian Fagan 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before … Continue reading

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World War 2 Index

This index includes only books read during the tenure of the blog, omitting those consulted but not read completely, like Walter Boyne’s Influence of Air Power Upon History,  as well those given only marginal comments, like Primo Levi’s Surviving Auschwitz. … Continue reading

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The City: the Index

Citizen Politics Edens Lost and Found,  Harry Wiland, Dale Bell,  Joseph D’Agnes’ City as Community The Small-Mart Revolution,  Michael Schuman The Great Good Place: Cafés, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and the Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community, Ray … Continue reading

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New Feature

Although frequent visitors here know there is little I will not read about, some subjects pop up more often than others, and I thought it might serve both me and interested readers if I organized things a bit.  I’m an energetic … Continue reading

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