275 Followers
48 Following
Hoss

Monkeypanic

Today
December
16
liked:
Family history overdose. This is why they've printed a family tree at the start!
December 2017
12
liked:
More legal shenanigans.
reviewed: Best History I've found about the Italian theatre in World War 2
Maybe it's just me, but it seems like the battle for Italy doesn't seem to get as much attention as other areas of World War ...
The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 - Rick Atkinson
liked:
The introduction to The Saga of the Confederates suggests that it is a satire of the Icelandic legal system and indeed a case...
December 2017
04
liked:
There's a strong possibility you haven't heard of Xhenet Aliu... yet. She published a little known collection four years ago,...
November 2017
25
liked:
Various Canadian and U.S. Politicians: We need a cure for autism because it's expensive!Me: Fuck off, you eugenics-promoting ...
November 2017
10
reviewed: In my Top Ten list of History books
This is a wonderful and highly readable book, but do not misunderstand what it is about. The subtitle is completely honest: t...
Africa: A Biography of the Continent - John Reader
November 2017
02
reviewed: Short stories about growing up in the South
Meh. A hit-or-miss collection of short stories, mostly taking place between the 1920's and 1970's, about different authors' p...
Growing Up in the South (Signet Classics) - Suzanne Jones
read
September 2017
24
read and rated
reviewed: Spitting Blood/ glazing eyes
In all of human history, no infectious disease has claimed more human lives than Tuberculosis ("TB"). The reason for the larg...
Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis - Helen Bynum
liked:
Widsith: The opening of a muuuuch longer work. Readers of tales set down from oral tradition will recognise: Genealogies, ref...
liked:
The Left Hand of Darkness - the first published of Le Guin's truly great novels. A Wizard of Earthsea was released later in ...
liked:
Six out of nine stories were familiar to me as they are reprinted from Wodwo. The remaining three were the best ones! I don...
September 2017
07
read and rated