Treason's Harbour (1983) - Patrick O'Brian (Grade:A-)
The ISIS Apocalypse: The History, Strategy, and Doomsday Vision of the Islamic State (2015) - William McCants (Grade:A)
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 (2006) - Lawrence George Wright (Grade:A+)
What Went Wrong?: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response (2002) - Bernard Lewis (Grade:A)
Islam: A Short History (2000) - Karen Armstrong (Grade:C-)
Brothers Judd Daily
Brothers Judd QuasiDaily Bookmarks:
John Marshall (1755-1835) was born in Fauquier County, VA on September 24, 1755.
Stephen King was born in Portland, ME on September 21, 1947. Read Orrin's reviews of The Cycle of the Werewolf (1983)(Ill. by Bernie Wrightson)(Grade: C), Pet Sematary (1983)(Grade: C+), The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon (1999) (Grade: B), and The Green Mile (1997)(Grade: A-)
Charles Williams (1886-1945) was born on September 20, 1886. Read Orrin's review of Descent into Hell (1937)
Hank Williams (1923-53) was born in Georgiana, AL on September 16, 1923. Brothers Judd recommends the biography Your Cheatin' Heart : A Biography of Hank Williams (Chet Flippo) and the album, Forty Greatest Hits of Hank Williams.
William Howard Taft (1857-1930), 27th President of the United States, was born in Cincinnati, OH on September 15, 1857.
Bernard MacLaverty (1942-) was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on September 14, 1942. Brothers Judd recommends his novel Cal (1983) which was adapted into a very good movie version (1984) starring Helen Mirren.
If two New Hampshire men aren't a match for the Devil, we might as well give the country back to the Indians.
-Stephen Vincent Benet (1898-1943), The Devil and Daniel Webster
Copyright 1998-2015 Orrin Judd