Tag Archives: 1990’s

Book Review: Black Earth

Black Earth Meier, Andrew Norton, NY, 2003   This book was a random find in a used book store near Pike Place, and a good one.  The author went to Moscow as a grad student and fell in love with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Berlin to Bucharest – Travels in Eastern Europe

Berlin to Bucharest – Travels in Eastern Europe Gill, Anton Grafton Books, London, 1990 Beginning in Hamburg (en route to Rostock) and ending in Albania, the author relates details of his travels just behind the iron curtain in the final … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Judgement of Richard Richter

The Judgement of Richard Richter Stiks, Igor Translated by Elias-Bursac, Ellen Croatian original edition 2006 Amazon Crossing, 2017 Usually I find the selection process for the Amazon Prime free book of the month to be a tough choice.  6 or … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reviving Ophelia

Reviving Ophelia Pipher, Mary Grosset, New York, 1994 The book is a set of composite case studies and commentary from a psychiatrist who has had lots of experience dealing with adolescent girls and their families.  Although perhaps a bit dated, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chechnya Diary

Chechnya Diary Goltz, Thomas St. Martin’s Press, 2003 This is a fairly powerful book about a TV war correspondent’s view of the initial Chechnya fighting in 1995.  That timeframe has a certain attraction to me; after all, it was when … Continue reading

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