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The Commandant by Rudolph Hoess (Book Review)

Rudolph Hoess was the SS Commandant over the concentration camp at Auschwitz during World War II. Under his direction well over a million would die (Eichmann claimed 2.5 million!). These were not primarily enemy...

The Leaders We Deserved by Alvin S. Felzenberg (Book Review)

The Leaders We Deserved by Alvin S. Felzenberg (Book Review)

History has the potential to be our tutor in humility. I will not claim any excellence in humility, but I will say that what humility I have is in large part due to reading...

My Haul: A Short Reading List.

My Haul: A Short Reading List.

An Estate Sale Today I went to an Estate Sale in Mendham, NJ. The house was set back from the street, which was a sometimes one-lane road in the middle of the countryside. It...

Blinkist: Staying Current in a Break-Neck World

Blinkist: Staying Current in a Break-Neck World

Overview of Blinkist I’ve been using Blinkist for well over a year now and am quite happy with it. There are free accounts (one Blink available to read each day selected by Blinkist) but...

Vyrso: My Selection of On Sale Books.

Vyrso: My Selection of On Sale Books.

Vyrso is part of Faithlife, formerly known as Logos Bible Software. It provides e-books focused on general rather than professional/academic audiences. I occasionally browse the site to see if there are any deals worth...

A List of Lists of Books Recommended by Famous (and Somewhat Famous) People

A List of Lists of Books Recommended by Famous (and Somewhat Famous) People

Introduction In 2011 I wrote a list of lists of books and it has remained a perennial favorite till the present. I figured it was time to revisit the list. The revamped list has expanded...

Logos Offering 24 Free Books for Theological Studies

Logos Offering 24 Free Books for Theological Studies

I just want to throw this out there, Logos is doing an advent giveaway in which they are giving away twenty-four different biblical resources that can be utilized in their Logos software. You don’t...

50 Psychology Classics

50 Psychology Classics

I just finished Tom Butler-Bowdon’s 50 Psychology Classics which summarizes fifty of the most important books written on psychology. Tom is an amazing guy who has written multiple books along these lines including similar...

Man, Myth & Magic Volume 1

Man, Myth & Magic Volume 1

Perambulations When I first venture into a new library I like to peruse the shelves and just get a feel for where everything is and what gems lie in wait for me. Recently I...

Uppity Women of Medieval Times (Book Review)

Uppity Women of Medieval Times (Book Review)

Vicki Leon wrote a very enjoyable and informative book labeled humorously Uppity Women of Medieval Times. The book contains brief biographies of perhaps several hundred women from Medieval Times who achieved renown for all...