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The Immortal Irishman – The Irish Revolutionary Who Became An American Hero – by Timothy Egan – A Book Review by Bill Dahl

This is the sixth book I have read by Timothy Egan in the past three weeks. Up until this book, I was unable to identify a favorite. Enter -  The Immortal Irishman - now my favorite work of Mr. Egan. Continue Reading ››

A Book Review of Timothy Egan’s – Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis

It's terribly difficult after finishing the 6th in a series of Timothy Egan's books to declare a favorite. Yet,   Egan's  Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis - is -well - it broke my heart. Continue Reading ››

Cattle Kingdom – The Hidden History of the Cowboy West by Christopher Knowlton – A Review by Bill Dahl

I have read extensively about the history of the American West. It's a book like Cattle Kingdom that excites me about the fact that the myths that oftentimes inhabit our historical understanding  - can and will be displaced - and rewritten - when exquisitely talented authors like Christopher … Continue Reading ››

Why We Lost – A General’s Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars by Daniel P. Bolger

The 21st Century U.S. Military Post-Mortem