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Jul 10 2021

The Bomber Mafia – a book review by Jim Raftus

by Jim Raftus, book reviewerAt what cost in human lives, if any, does a military campaign lose its moral underpinning?What ...

Jun 26 2021

Hamnet – a book review by Jim Raftus

By Jim Raftus, book reviewerThe book’s title is Hamnet, he is the son of William Shakespeare, but make no mistake ...

May 29 2021

The Body – A Guide for Occupants – by Bill Bryson – book review by Jim Raftus

by Jim Raftus, book reviewerBill Bryson, an expatriate American living in England since 1977, made his reputation, especially in the ...

May 19 2021

Dear Joni, …they’re paving another paradise – Jim Raftus

by Jim Raftus, contributing writer “It’s called an interlocking grip.”, Dad patiently explained. “Slide the little finger of your right ...

May 15 2021

Good Eggs – by Rebecca Hardiman – book review by Jim Raftus

GOOD EGGS   by Rebecca Hardiman Quirky senior citizens are trending in fiction; Fredrik Backman’s A Man Called Ove and ...

May 1 2021

TRIO, by William Boyd – book review by Jim Raftus

by Jim Raftus, book reviewer William Boyd’s newest novel, Trio, is definitely not a tribute to the wonderful sanctity of ...

Apr 3 2021

The Paris Library, by Janet Skeslien Charles – book review by Jim Raftus

by Jim Raftus, book reviewerJanet Skeskiien Charles’ newest novel, The Paris Library, strives to be historical fiction but often slides ...

Mar 13 2021

Fair Warning – a book review by Jim Raftus

by Jim Raftus, book reviewer Contact: jimraftus33@gmail.com Read more: whorlofwords.com A book review with an added twist! What happens when a best-selling novel ...

Feb 20 2021

The Vanishing Half – a book review by Jim Raftus

THE VANISHING HALF  by Brit Bennett by Jim Raftus, book reviews Pigmentation. Orientation. Assimilation. Three prime elements in the formula ...

Feb 6 2021

The Red Lotus – a book review by Jim Raftus

by Jim Raftus, book reviews The Red Lotus Publication dates can be very serendipitous. Chris Bohjalian's twenty-first novel, The Red Lotus, was released on ...