Author: Pauline Hayton Title: No Long Goodbyes Genre: Historical Romance This thorough and detailed novel tells the story of Kate Cavanagh, a young widow in the 1940s who is haunted by the neglect of her husband and the death of her young son.
TITLE: Hidden Figures AUTHOR: Margot Lee Shetterly PUBLISHED: 2016 FORMAT: Paperback Hidden Figures bills itself on the cover as “The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” That is a perfect description of the book, which has already inspired a (somewhat fictionalized) movie about… Read More Hidden Figures – Book Review
I was kindly sent a copy of this book by the publisher Austin Macauley. It is the story of Kevin Lueshing, a British boxing champion and the dark past he’s kept hidden. Here is my review: I had never heard of Kevin ‘The Look’ Lueshing before, having never followed boxing, so when I was… Read More The Belt Boy – Book Review
The subtitle of Mr Copacabana – An American History by Night– is peculiarly apt for this biography of the author’s father, Monte Proser. Monte, it seems, was born with the cultural history of the United States locked into his DNA. His life was lived literally and metaphorically in the nighttime world of nightclubs, addiction,… Read More Mr. Copacabana – Book Review