Non-Fiction Reviews

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The Other Side of Israel: My Journey Across the Jewish/Arab Divide by Susan Nathan

My worry was that this might be another leftist book that glibly made analogies between Israel and South Africa. I worried that the story would be more about being a privileged white western woman living with Palestinian others and not enough about the Arab Israeli citizens of this town and their lives.

Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick and the Bitter Partnership That Transformed America

Since our society began its retreat into Social Darwinism tricked out in the guise of laissez-faire economics, those of us who enjoy our economic history red in tooth and claw have the guilty pleasure of reading about business scandals.