This is the second book by Hecht I have thoroughly enjoyed. This one traces the history of religious doubt through the ages.
Really enjoyed this short novel about some folks doing their best to get by as barge dwellers on the Thames in post-WW2 London. A great example of why good stories don’t have to have much in the way of a plot.
A pretty good but not great book about the recent(ish) history of money, finance, and financial crises and what we should do about them. The author never delves very deeply into the details of macroeconomics and that lack of rigor shows towards the end, particular when it comes to his prescriptions about what is to be done. They sounds nice enough, but one wants a bit more detail in their justification.
A lovely novel well-crafted.
Wow. This biographical series about LBJ has been on my to-read list for a long time. I’m glad I finally got around to starting it. Highly recommended!
I enjoyed the movie, but the book is better!
An overview of Paine’s life and work with a focus on his most important book. Hitchens sure loved to drop historical names and references as he showed off his book-larnin’, but he did it so well you can only nod in appreciation.