Category Archives: Essential Reading

Book Reviews, Journal Reviews, Article Reviews and other literary musings.

Can’t Stump Trump

Most Badass Donald Trump Moments – Can’t Stump The Trump Compilation #1

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Essential Reading: Assessing Steven J. Rosen’s “Essential Hinduism” as a Western Gaudiya

Rosen, Steven J. Essential Hinduism. ISBN: 0-275-99006-0.  296 pages. Praeger Publishers. Publication Date: 10/30/2006. List Price: $44.95 (UK Sterling Price: £25.99). Publication: 10/30/2006. Click here to purchase on Amazon Hinduism, as a religion and a concept, is often a hard … Continue reading

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Essential Reading: The Official Preppy Handbook

by Sundar J.M. Brown         The Official Preppy Handbook. Jonathan Roberts (Author), Carol McD. Wallace (Author), Mason Wiley (Author), Lisa Birnbach (Author);  Oliver Williams (Editor), Robin Holland (Illustrator) The Official Preppy Handbook was a spot-on parody when it first debuted … Continue reading

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Essential Reading: L.L. Bean: The Making of an American Icon

Gorman, Leon. L.L. Bean: The Making of an American Icon. Harvard Business School Press, 2006. Don’t let the cute colour painting of a pair of Maine Hunting Shoes on the dust jacket fool you. This is a business biography, emphasis … Continue reading

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Essential Reading: In Defense of Elitism

“In Defense of Elitism” by William A Henry III: Anchor Publishing, (August 1, 1995). “It is scarcely the same thing to put a man on the moon as to put a bone in your nose.” -William A Henry III The … Continue reading

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Essential Reading: How Terrorism Ends

RE-BLOGGED from: http://www.meforum.org/2797/how-terrorism-ends “How Terrorism Ends” by Audrey Kurth Cronin Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. 330 pp. $29.95 Reviewed by Max Abrahms in Middle East Quarterly Fall 2010, pp. 85-86 A battle is raging in terrorism studies. Proponents of the … Continue reading

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