The Reject Pile, Mid-2017

Fortunately, it’s been a good year so far with respect to reading material. These two are the only Reject Pile candidates, and the second is a rather soft selection at that. The Mark Inside: A Perfect Swindle, A Cunning Revenge, and a Small History of the Big Con by Amy Reading 304 pages (I gave […]

Exploration, Travel; Continent: North America

Can’t think of what happened in North America between Columbus and the Pilgrims? Neither could the author, so he wrote a book about it. 445 pages (390 without Notes, Acknowledgements, etc.) A few summers before starting this writing project, author Tony Horwitz made an unplanned stop at Plymouth while on a road trip. He decided […]