Review of the book Formerly Known as Food: How the Industrial Food System Is Changing Our Minds, Bodies, and Culture by Kristin Lawless Rating **** 1/2 I try to eat healthy food. I read labels. I buy organic produce. But as much as I try to do the right thing, I still fall prey to marketing … [Read more...] about Would you like some glyphosate with your cereal?
Review of Death Sentence: The Inside Story of the John List Murders by Joe SharkeyRating ***** What would cause a man to kill all members of his family? Your first thought might be that he would have to be a deranged psychopath or someone under the influence of drugs or alcohol. You wouldn't … [Read more...] about Review of Death Sentence
Review of Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy by David Succhino Rating ***** The book Wilmington's Lie tells an almost unbelievable story of racism and white supremacy that resulted in the deaths of an estimated sixty black men in Wilmington, South … [Read more...] about Wilmington’s Lie a Must Read
Review of Small Town, Big Oil: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the Richest Man in the World - and Won by David W. Moore Rating *** 1/2 This book tells the story of how a small town in New Hampshire fought against the building of an oil refinery along its coast. The same kind of story … [Read more...] about Review of Small Town, Big Oil
Review of Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter Stark Rating **** If I had the ability to travel back in time, exploring the Western United States in the early 19th century would be high on my list. After reading … [Read more...] about Review of Astoria
Review of At Any Cost: A Father's Betrayal, a Wife's Murder, and a Ten-Year war for justice written by Rebecca Rosenberg and Selim Algar Rating ***** Psychopaths walk among us. They live down the street. They work alongside you. You may even be in a relationship with one. Once you learn the signs … [Read more...] about How to spot a psychopath