"The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War," by Stephen Kinzer Reviewed by Eric Renderking Fisk | January 18th, 2017
Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate” by Gary J. Byrne - June 28, 2016: This isn’t like the other exposé on Hillary Clinton and why she’s the must unqualified person to run for the White House. That’s not to say that it’s not appropriate for this campaign season; this is a perfect reminder of what the Clinton Years were and what happened when this clandestine couple occupied the Oval Office. It’s a harsh reminder for everyone who lived through it and a cold slap in the face of possible supporters of Hillary Clinton who might be voting for her in November 2016. It’s a refresher for some and a history lesson for others."
The Dead Hand: "...Mr. Hoffman also takes the opportunity to share the behind-the-scenes of the historic arms summits between Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev that eventually brought an end to the arms race or at the very least slowed it down. President Reagan’s commitment to weapons reduction is a testimony to the power of motion pictures; he was haunted by the made-for-television film “The Day After” written by Edward Hume and directed by Nicolas Meyer. Seeing the advanced copy of this film before it was released changed Mr. Reagan, disturbing him with the images of what might happen if he himself ordered the launch of the nuclear missiles in America’s arsenal. We can make the argument that this telefilm could have literally changed the world since it helped affect the heart and mind of a world leader. If that’s the case, both Mr. Hume and Mr. Meyer deserve a Nobel Peace Prize." Read More
Lost Civilization Enigma: Everything you know about the history of civilization might be wrong.
Paranormal Intruder: The Terrifying True Story of a Family in Fear
Reviewed by Eric Renderking Fisk | January 6th, 2017
This book is a great house warming gift to give to people who are moving into a creepy old house that they bought for pennies on the dollar.
“The Pyramids and the Pentagon: The Government's Top Secret Pursuit of Mystical Relics, Ancient Astronauts, and Lost Civilizations” by Nick Redfern. Reviewed by Eric Renderking Fisk | May 22nd, 2017
Someone Is Hiding Something: What Happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Why are the goverenments of the countries involved lying about it?
“Wild Company: The Untold Story of Banana Republic,” by Mel Ziegler & Patricia Ziegler Review by Eric Renderking Fisk | February 22nd, 2016: Review of the book about the origins of the most retrocentric clothing chain stores which was one of the best aspects of the 80's.
“Animal Farm,” by George Orwell
Reviewed by Eric Renderking Fisk | February 22nd, 2016 There are few books that made you stop and think when you were a child or adolescent, and “Animal Farm” should have been one of them. When you read “Animal Farm” and you suddenly had a moment of clarity that this book wasn't merely about farm animals and the overthrow of the farmer, and “Animal Farm” was an allegory of something else like human social structures – congratulations! You’re one of the smart ones. …and I’m sorry your ignorant bliss was ended so abruptly.
Blood Of Victory: Eric Renderking Fisk reviews Andrew Furst's book from 2002: "This time the novel is about a Russian writer I. A. Serebin who is an exile in French but travels back and forth to Romania to see his ailing girlfriend and eventually recruited into a plot that began with the British Secret Service to stop the flow of oil from Romania to Nazi Germany. That cause is taken up by a group of colorful characters that another reviewer called ‘colorful misfits,’ who make it absolutely sure that they make Serebin aware that his participation isn’t a choice."
The Shack: God in the form of three charater begs the father of a girl who was raped and murdered to forgive the preditor so God can redeam that same preditor. No... seriously.
Life As We Knew It: By far, one of the worst books about "The End Of The World" that I've ever read. But at least you get a good rant out of my discomfort and pain!
What books should we review next?