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Reviews of books that I have read or referenced on the podcast, and whether or not I recommend them.

Book Review | The Hit by David Baldacci

Highly-skilled assassin, Will Robie, is back and better than before in The Hit, a taut and exciting thriller in which Robie has to hunt down one of his own.

Book Review | The Devil in the White City

The Columbian Exposition, popularly known as the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, was a magical event that inspired & introduced the world to some of its greatest inventions. It was also the playground for America's first serial killer...

Book Review: Bossypants (audiobook version)

Generally I don't consider listening to audiobooks to be the same as actually "reading" a book, however Tina Fey's endlessly entertaining "Bossypants" is definitely an exception to the rule by easily surpassing the written version.

Book Review: Steve Jobs

I review the biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. Before reading this review - and in the interest of "full disclosure" - you should know that prior to reading this book, I was not much of a Steve Jobs fan to begin with, nor do I consider myself to be an...

Book Review | Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

WARNING: This book contains high levels of nerd porn. If you are easily offended by awesome 80's pop-references, video games, classic John Hughes films or are prone to getting nerd boners lasting longer than 6 hours, I highly...

Book Review | The Martian by Andy Weir

From the very first line, Mark Watney's glibness in the face of starvation, asphyxiation, and freezing to death on Mars is what made The Martian such an enjoyable read and one of my favorite books this year.

Book Review | The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of...

The Billion Dollar Spy is an exhilarating look into the world of Cold War era clandestine dead drops, tradecraft, betrayal, surveillance detection runs and double agents.

My Kindle Has Become Self-Aware…

Upon the recommendation of a listener, I review "Daemon", a book that is well-suited and a must-read for those who are interested in technology, computers, the internet (aka: our dependence on them), gaming and...

Book Review | The Innocent by David Baldacci

Will Robie is a highly trained and top assassin for the United States; but what happens when he refuses an order and becomes the target?

“I Was Catholic Until I Reached The Age Of Reason.” A...

Downloaded George Carlin's final book to my Kindle this weekend. "Last Words" was the book that he had been writing...

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