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Ludic Reader's Corner: December

Much apologies for an extremely late post. I turned off both my phone and the wifi connection all Christmas break, and when January kicked in, I was flooded with work, extra curricular activities, and more grad school stuff. 30 more words

Ludic Reader's Corner

Reviewing my December reads

Having more more in the last three months than in the past two years, I’m happy with how my 2016 ended in terms of reading. I’m definitely planning to keep it up in 2017 and I have to say the simple art of writing about them here and setting myself targets of what to read is helping. 1,066 more words


'Black Hawk Down': Read the book because the movie can never do the men who died justice

If you ask most people what they think of Black Hawk Down, then the vast majority of the time the response you’ll get will probably be something along the lines of, “Good movie.” That is understandable, given that it was a blockbuster film in 2001 produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Ridley Scott. 841 more words


GIVEAWAY - Killing Pablo by Mark Bowden

Hi all, I am very happy to announce that I have another giveaway to run on my blog :) this time, it’s for ‘Killing Pablo’ by Mark Bowden, the description of which can be found below; 236 more words


In the Company of Heroes by Michael Durant and Steven Hartov

Before I begin this review, I feel that I need to clarify something about the events in Somalia and the Battle of Mogadishu. Though the media and the Clinton administration portrayed the military action in Somalia as a loss, make no mistake, the U.S. 301 more words