Monthly Archives: April 2019

A Well Deserved Exile: Stalin’s Englishman by Andrew Lownie

review by Vince Cuddihy Stalin’s Englishman, Andrew Lownie’s 2015 biography of Guy Burgess, a key member of the Cambridge 5 spy ring, has received many awards and honours, including the St. Ermin’s Intelligence Book of the Year and the BBC … Continue reading

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HOMES by Abu Bakr Al Rabeeah with Winnie Yeung

Review by Michele Murray   Homes looks like a small, unassuming book. Not so. This is, in fact, a HUGE story, with multiple layers. There is much to move you within its 217 pages. Homes tells the story of the … Continue reading

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“By Chance Alone” by Max Eisen

review by Stephanie McCully Why is By Chance Alone by Max Eisen, ‘the one book to move you’? Why should we care about a work that tells a story that took place almost 75 years ago? Why is what Max … Continue reading

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Brother by David Chariandry

review by Wade Lynch In the first sentence of the acknowledgments section of his book, Brother, David Chariandry writes, “This short book took me a long time to write”. Brother is a substantial read and its brevity is not an … Continue reading

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