Review of Where Men Win Glory

Jon Krakauer’s Where Men Win Glory, The Odyssey of Pat Tillman, is a deeply disturbing book on many levels. As usual, Krakauer has done massive research on Pat Tillman’s entire life as well as the wars against the terrorists after September 11, 2001. Tillman was an...

Review of Audiobook, Love Life by Rob Lowe

At first, I was put off by the preachy title of this audiobook:  Love Life.  Really, Rob???  Is this actor old and wise enough to be telling us how to live our lives? Have we forgotten the bad PR Mr. Lowe brought upon himself in the wilder escapes of his youth? In...

The Isle of Youth by Laura Van Den Berg

Two Opinions Leslie’s POV: It is true that the characters in this slim volume of stories are dark.  Very dark.  But they are rounded enough to capture our imagination.  When I finished the book my first thought was, “What kind of mind comes up with these...