Index of Book Reviews

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Adios, America!

Aesop’s Fables

Against Football

The Almost Nearly Perfect People

American Conspiracies

American Dirt

American on Purpose

The Amityville Horror

The Ancient Alien Question

Anna Karenina

Art That Changed the World

The Ask


Autobiography of Mark Twain

Beautiful Ruins

The Bedwetter

The Beekeeper’s Apprentice

Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Being There

The Big Short

Bleak Harbor

Blood Feud

Booked to Die

Brideshead Revisited


The Case of Jennie Brice

The Chill

A Christmas Carol

The Clocks

The Coddling of the American Mind

The Coffins of Little Hope

Consider the Lobster

The Constitution & The Declaration of Independence

The Corrections

Crooked House

The Cuckoo’s Calling

Dark Soul of the South

The Daughters of Cain

David Copperfield

Death in Holy Orders

Death in the Clouds

The Devil in the White City

Diary of a Drug Fiend

Dog On It

Don’t Look Now

Down the Rabbit Hole


The End of Men


Endless Night

An English Murder

The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore

Explosive Eighteen

The Far Side Gallery

Fatal Vision

Final Justice

Finger Lickin’ Fifteen

Five Little Pigs


Four Past Midnight

The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy

Free Women, Free Men

Full Service

Game Change

A Game of Thrones

Get Shorty

The Ghost

The Girl on the Train

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

God Is Not Great

Gone Girl

The Good Nurse

A Good Time for the Truth

The Grand Design

Grand Hotel

The Handmaid’s Tale

Happy Endings

Harry Potter:  Page to Screen


The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty

The Hunger Games

The Ice Princess

In the Woods

Iron Lake

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Jane Eyre

Johnny Carson

The Joy Luck Club

Juliet, Naked

The Killer Inside Me

Killing Lincoln


The Killings at Badger’s Drift

The Last Magazine

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Les Miserables

Let the Right One In

Lights Out

The Lodger

The Long Walk

Lord Grizzly

The Lost World

Lucky Jim

Madhouse at the End of the Earth

Magpie Murders

Maigret and the Man on the Boulevard

Making Movies

The Man Who Knew Too Much

The Martian

The Merchant of Venice

The Metamorphosis and Other Stories

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

The Moon-Spinners

The Moon’s a Balloon

The Most Dangerous Game

Mother Nature Is Trying to Kill You

A Moveable Feast

The Moving Toyshop

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

Murder in Mesopotamia

Murder in the Crooked House

My Life and Hard Times

The Mystery of the Blue Train

The Mystery of the Yellow Room

The Name of the Rose

Needful Things

The “New” New Rules

Night Film

No Easy Day

Notorious Nineteen

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

The Old Man and the Sea

The Omnivore’s Dilemma

One for the Books

Out on a Limb

The Oxford Murders

The Passage

People Who Eat Darkness

Plum Spooky


Presumed Innocent

The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

The Psychopath Test


The Redbreast

The Road to Little Dribbling


Rosemary’s Baby

The Round House

Sanibel Flats

The Searchers

Second Reading

The Secret Adversary

The Secret Life of Bob Hope

Sense and Sensibility

Service of All the Dead

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

The Shakespeare Requirement

Shakespeare: The World as Stage

Ship of Fools

Shock Value

The Silence of the Lambs

Sizzling Sixteen

Smokin’ Seventeen

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

Someone Like You

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold


State of Wonder

Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films


Sting-Ray Afternoons

Takedown Twenty

The Terror of Living

A Test of Wills

The Thin Woman

Things That Matter

Third World America

Thirteen Guests

Thus Was Adonis Murdered

The Tiger in the Smoke

Time and Again

The Tin Drum

Totally MAD

Track of the Cat

True Grit

The Twelve Caesars


Valley of the Dolls

The Voyeur’s Motel

Waiting for Godot

Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination

Welcome to the Monkey House

What the Dog Saw

The White Lioness

White Working Class

Who Goes There?

The Window at the White Cat

Winners Take All

Wolf Hall

The Woman in White

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

A Wrinkle in Time


Books Read 1995 – 2014

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