BOOK REVIEW: Death and Justice: An Expose of Oklahoma’s Death Row Machine by Mark Fuhrman, (William Morrow) 2003Anyone who has been following Tim Farley’s excellent Red Dirt Report articles on the case of death row inmate Richard Glossip has to have an uneasy feeling, whatever their opinion of Glossip’s guilt or innocence.Is Glossip an innocent man wrongfully convicted? Was the evidence sufficient to meet the reasonable doubt standard regardless of his guilt or innocence?
BOOK REVIEW: Comandante: Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela by Rory Carroll (Penguin Press) 2013Published by The Penguin Press right before his death in March 2013, Comandante: Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela, written by British reporter Rory Carroll, who was assigned to cover Venezuela for The Guardian, takes on the Chavez cult of personality, what made him tick and where he went wrong.
BOOK REVIEW: The Lost Expedition of Sir Richard Francis Burton by Walter Bosley (Corvos Books via Amazon Digital Services, Inc.) 2015Having read several of Walter Bosley’s books about the esoteric nature of Walt Disney’s Disneyland (I Will See You in Time and Latitude 33: Key to the Kingdom), I came away both impressed and with a desire to learn more.
The Highly Civilized Man: Richard Burton and the Victorian World by Dane KENNEDY, Dane Keith Kennedy. Paste title here: (http://books.google.com/books?id=rCh8EIv7b04C=frontcover=The+Highly+Civilized+Man:+Richard+Burton+and+the+Victorian+World.=en=X=45_3UPjDC8fh0wHZ94CgCg=0CDAQ6AEwAA)