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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: 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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Book Review: A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising

Bialoszewski, Miron translated by Levine, Madeline Revised Polish edition 2014, NYRB edition 2015 This book is a firsthand account of the author’s experience in the Warsaw uprising near the end of WWII.  He was not directly involved in any of … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Stalin Front

Ledig, Gert translated by Hofmann, Michael Original German edition 1955, NYRB edition 2015 Set on the Eastern Front of WWII, this relatively short novel about a minor battle is written with such human insight that it nearly becomes a dark … Continue reading

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Hiroshima

While there are many places in Japan worth visiting for any number of reasons, the one at the top of my list was Hiroshima for the same reason that I imagine comes to mind for most people. The bomb. I … Continue reading

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