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Oooh, I Want to Read This #16

Hello everyone, and welcome back once again to another edition of “Oooh, I Want to Read This”! Now, a quick question before I dive into this week’s selection: do any of you schedule yourself time to read? 696 more words

I Want To Read This

Bookends: After a strong opening, this book stumbles a bit

Bookends: After a strong opening, this book stumbles a bit

By Dan Davidson

February 3, 2016

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Gideon’s Sword

By Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child… 608 more words


Lost Cities & Deadly Jungles

The search for lost cities is what movies are made of — and many of the films were inspired by real life. A number of authors have set out following the trails and clues left by others in search of what may still be lost. 118 more words

Ancient America

New books: Andrew Harding, Edward Epstein, Douglas Preston

In The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of Somalia, the veteran BBC reporter Andrew Harding tells the story of Mohamud (Tarzan) Nur, a scrappy street kid turned businessman and political activist who fled Somalia before the country collapsed into civil war in 1991. 422 more words


Book Review: The Lost City Of The Monkey God: A True Story by Douglas Preston

Author: Douglas Preston 
Release Date: 3rd January 2017
Genre: Non-Fiction, Adventure, Anthropology, Archeology, History, True Events
Edition: Ebook
Pages: 337
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing… 738 more words

Book Review

At the end of that first chapter he writes "I paid attention. I really did."

For centuries Hondurans have told their children the myth of the Lost City of the Monkey God, but myths are often rooted in fact, and in the early Oughts cinematographer and inveterate searcher for lost cities Steve Elkins starts looking for it. 956 more words