2023 In Books: “The Force” by Dan Winslow
I like Winslow books; a bunch of shitheads, often with badges, live the FAFO lifestyle and generally have to watch everything and everybody they care about at all get absolutely wrecked, including themselves. This book doesn’t deviate from that norm. Danny Malone, NYPD God-Hero who thinks the rules don’t apply to him, gets in over… Continue reading
2023 In Books: “City On Fire” by Dan Winslow
This is the first of a trilogy, a fact I stupidly didn’t cotton to before I finished this not-short book in one goddamned night and wanted to immediately start on the second book. Which doesn’t come out until April. Much less the third/concluding volume 😦 Anywho, my idiocy aside… this series is basically Winslow retelling… Continue reading
2023: The Year of Fiction
After decades of lugging around cherished, gigantic hardcover nonfiction books most of the time (then, later, blessedly weightless nonfiction ebooks), I hit a wall with the genre last year. Every new book claiming a new perspective on ancient Rome or the Asian theater of WWII, I just… couldn’t get into. Like, at all. Kurlansky wrote… Continue reading
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