All posts by Howard Leighton


Forty Autumns: A Family’s Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the... — 

April 18, 2017

Crime Plus Music: Twenty Stories of Music-Themed Noir edited by Jim Fusilli — 

April 12, 2017

Essential Bukowski: Poetry by Charles Bukowski, edited by Abel Debritto — 

March 30, 2017

The Circle: A Novel by Bernard Minier — 

March 16, 2017


Division to Unification in Imperial China: The Three Kingdoms to the Tang Dynasty ... — 

March 8, 2017

The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution by John Oller — 

February 13, 2017

True Crime Japan: Thieves, Rascals, Killers and Dope Heads: True Stories From a Ja... — 

February 6, 2017

The Best of BC by Johnny Hart — 

January 13, 2017


A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age by Daniel J. Levitin — 

January 3, 2017

Honor Before Glory: The Epic World War II Story of the Japanese American GIs Who R... — 

December 23, 2016

George Washington’s Secret Spy War: The Making of America’s First Spym... — 

December 14, 2016

Naked Ambition by Rick Pullen — 

December 7, 2016


Sorry About That: The Language of Public Apology by Edwin L. Battistella — 

November 9, 2016

The Knife Slipped by Erle Stanley Gardner — 

November 7, 2016

The Human Side of Science: Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick and Other Personal S... — 

October 6, 2016

Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners by Therese... — 

September 20, 2016


Among the Headhunters: An Extraordinary World War II Story of Survival in the Burm... — 

August 23, 2016

Marked For Life by Emeli Schepp — 

August 17, 2016

Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering by Maurice Isserman — 

August 3, 2016

Eve of a Hundred Midnights: The Star-Crossed Love Story of Two WWII Correspondents... — 

July 29, 2016

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