BOOK REVIEW: 'American Muckraker: Rethinking Journalism for the 21st Century'
"American Muckraker" begins with a preface appropriately titled "Suffering" that focuses on Mr. O'Keefe's personal challenges to his life's work.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'Damascus Station: A Novel'
Former CIA directors General David Petraeus and Leon Panetta, as well as Washington Times columnist and former CIA Chief of Middle East Operations, Daniel N. Hoffman, have all praised David McCloskey's spy thriller "Damascus Station."Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'Miseducation: How Climate Change is Taught in America'
Apparently, not enough students are getting the message of an impending global climate disaster, or if they are offered the message not enough of them are buying it.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli: The Epic Story of the Making of The Godfather'
Leave the gun, take the cannoli is one of many iconic lines from the "The Godfather" film.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'For Such a Time as This: My Faith Journey Through the White House and Beyond'
"For Such a Time as This: My Faith Journey Through the White House and Beyond" by Kayleigh McEnany delivers a real insider's view of what was going on in the White House.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'Five Decembers'
As a teenage sailor, I served aboard an aircraft carrier in the early 1970s during the Vietnam War.Shares
Review: 'Garbo' a mesmerizing look at film's greatest enigma
Coming a century after the Swedish actress' film debut, Robert Gottlieb's biography of Greta Garbo is a classic movie lover's dream. Enriching his insightful reconsideration of Garbo's life and career are wonderful photos, a selection of essays from the past, and anecdotes from those who encountered the enigmatic star.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'Ian Fleming's War: The Inspiration of 007'
Ian Fleming, the late, great thriller writer who created Bond, was a British naval intelligence officer in World War II, and much of what he experienced during the war found its way into his James Bond thrillers.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'The Babylon Bee Guide to Wokeness'
If you want the best source of all the "fake news you can trust," then The Babylon Bee is your go-to tabloid.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'Countdown Bin Laden'
Fox News anchor Chris Wallace and Mitch Weiss have written an exciting book about the 247-day build-up to the Navy SEALs' historic raid on the compound in Pakistan where Osama bin Laden was hiding.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'In Trump Time: A Journal of America's Plague Year'
Those of us working for the last two years to defeat the Covid-19 pandemic and get the world back on track have witnessed only portions of the actors at play, the proverbial elephant's legs or trunk.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'Daughter of the Morning Star'
Although the series "Longmire" ended on Netflix, fans of the modern Western Sheriff Walt Longmire can still read Craig Johnson's popular crime series of novels.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'The Origin of the Virus'
You would think that uncovering the origin of an event that killed millions of people, took down major economies, and dramatically altered lifestyles would be of top priority to global leaders of free societies. You would be wrong.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'O. Henry: 101 Stories'
Every Christmas season I watch about a dozen or so favorite holiday films. One of them is "O. Henry's Full House."Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'Debunking the 1619 project: Exposing the plan to divide America'
One of author Nikole Hannah-Jones' most advisable "memos to self" would be to never debate Dr. Mary Grabar on the former's "1619 Project" and her claims that the toxic remnants of slavery have doomed the United States.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'Tiger in the Sea'
In this fascinating, gripping, and detailed 'minute-by-minute account, the author, Mr. Murray's son-in-law, describes the desperate and brave struggle to land a burning American Flying Tiger Super Constellation passenger aircraft over the Atlantic Ocean.Shares
A look back at Ian Fleming, the man who created James Bond
I've been an Ian Fleming aficionado since I was a teenager and read all of Ian Fleming's thrillers after seeing "Dr. No," and "From Russia With Love," the first two films featuring Sean Connery as James Bond.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: 'Down Range'
Garrett Kohl is a DEA special agent serving in Afghanistan when he is ordered by the CIA to return to the U.S. with the survivor and potential witness of a deadly attack on an Afghan village.Shares
Giovanni's Ring: Undercover officer infiltrated the real Sopranos
The many fans of "The Sopranos" TV series might be interested in reading about a cop who infiltrated the real deal.Shares
BOOK REVIEW: The Arctic is heating up in Brad Thor's 'Black Ice'
Brad Thor takes the reader to a part of the world few would imagine as a location for espionage intrigue entangling the world's three major powers -- the frozen depths of the remote Arctic circle region.Shares