Gordon Book Review Blog

16-Jan-2019 Christianity
The Bonnie Lea Book Club tackled a book about the world’s most influential religion, examining how it grew as an offshoot out of a...
20-Jan-2017 book review
“Our Man in Charleston” is a story of Britain's consul in Charleston, South Carolina in the several years before, and into the War...
20-Jul-2016 book review
This book was a slog, and only began to flow with the arrival of Caligula past the book's halfway mark.  Nero seemed to be Holland...
3-Jun-2013 Hiking
If you are a reasonably active 40 or 50-year-old person, then this is the book for you. But allow me to tell my personal story fir...
16-May-2013 book review
Finally! I'm done with Vonnegut forever! Or at least for a long time.
25-Apr-2013 book review
This was a book that met one of our book club’s central tenets: it was a book we would never pick up and read on our own. This was...
15-Apr-2013 hunger games
If you haven't heard of The Hunger Games, then there is a large chance that you have been living under a rock.
15-Mar-2013 psychology
We had most members of the book club join us for this topical and timely discussion of Jonathan Haidt’s book, The Righteous Mind:W...
22-Feb-2013 war
Just like every senior taking the AP Literature class at my high school, I have to pick an author and analyze his/her writing usin...
18-Sep-2012 gordon insurance
There’s been a new word inducted into our culture recently: YOLO. As much as I hate the word, (an acronym for “you only live once”...
24-Aug-2012 ap literature
In my last book review blog, I wrote about E. L. Doctorow’s Homer & Langley because a.) I had to read it for school, and b.) I enj...

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