Religion, Culture; Continent: Europe, Africa, Asia

Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors: Faith, Power, and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad by Brian A. Catlos Terms like “jihad” and “caliphate” get batted around Western media; this book offers some context for those ideas 390 pages (324 without Glossary, Notes and Background Reading) Oof! This book felt dense after breezing through […]

Book 24; Continent: Asia, Europe

The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus: The True Life of St. Nicholas by Adam C. English 246 pages (approximately 172 pages of content) A quick enough read that you might finish it while you’re waiting up for Santa—no humbug! I picked this book because I was looking for something seasonal to finish out my […]