Daily Archives: April 28, 2022

The History of Ancient Egypt ~ by Bob Brier

I got this simply because it was available as a freebie (to Premium subscribers) and I’d become interested in the subject since I read The Writing of the Gods by Edward Dolnick  https://mybecky.blog/2022/04/14/the-writing-of-the-gods-by-edward-dolnick/ The History of Ancient Egyptby Bob Brier2013 / Read … Continue reading

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City On Fire ~ by Don Winslow

This is a very fast-moving novel with lots of suspense and moderately graphic violence. It is super-good.  I’d say it’s somewhere between Mario Puzo and James Lee Burke.  The epigraphs of from Homer’s Iliad could have warned me but I … Continue reading

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