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The Thicket by Joe Lansdale

I have recommended Joe Lansdale many times before, especially his Hap and Leonard series (see Vanilla Ride) and once again he has written a laugh out loud, violent, and seemingly ludicrous book.  I do not know where he gets his ideas but I kept putting off reading The Thicket because it sounded so ridiculous but when [...]

The Creation of Anne Bolelyn: a New Look at England’s Most Notorious Queen by Susan Bordo

There has been no dearth of books about, and fascination with, Anne Boleyn, King Henry VIII of England’s second wife. Of the 16th -century monarch’s six wives, Boleyn was the first of two to be executed. Whether her death was justified or based on conspiracy and false charges is a matter still widely debated today. [...]

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