“Hellhound On His Trail: the electrifying account of the largest manhunt in American history” by Hampton Sides

I read this because there is presently a fugitive at large in Pennsylvania, in the Pocono Mountains where I spent a happy weekend last summer. On September 12, not a month after my idyllic vacation, two Pennsylvania state police officers were shot in the town of Blooming Grove. Bryon Dickson died. Police tentatively identified Eric … Continue reading “Hellhound On His Trail: the electrifying account of the largest manhunt in American history” by Hampton Sides

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List of posts pertaining to race in America

Hello, dear Readers! Are you looking for books about race and/or white supremacy? This is what I’ve read (willy nilly) over the past 8 years. Most of these were just lucky finds, often from the New Arrivals shelf at my library. Some of these (towards the bottom) are books I haven’t read yet! I’m using … Continue reading List of posts pertaining to race in America

Book Source – Recent History (Mine!)

I just recognized an important category of books for me! These are books about the “history” of my lifetime. Insight: Just because I lived through something, that doesn’t mean I understand it in any depth. Yes, I may have memories, but they are fragmentary and I should be careful of using them as a basis … Continue reading Book Source – Recent History (Mine!)