Non-Fiction

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    I was also able to compare the different vineyards and wines based on the aging and even the age of the vineyard itself. To my surprise I discovered I actually liked the newer wine better as it would remind me of Sicily’s homemade table wine.

    My Life Shared with Sheep, Pigs, Chickens, Goats and a Fine Fiddle

    A solid work that provides ample opportunity for the reader to open his mind

    Book Review - Bible Bullies

    How Fundamentalists Got The Good Book So Wrong

    A book of Arab proverbs that gives readers a peek into the Arab world.

    A look at the monetary crisis

    Review of Theft is Legal: Gain Perspective from 13 Economic Stories and Concepts

    When I saw the title of this book, it was one I had to read. Yes, I lived through this time in history but wanted to know much more about what happened before, during and after November 22, 1963.

    Even though I was quite familiar with some of the facts of the assassination of President Lincoln, I did not know much about what all transpired beforehand.

    "Burning for Freedom" by Anurupa Cinar tells the life story of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (May 28, 1883-February 26, 1966). Savarkar, a Brahmin Hindu, was a key freedom fighter who helped liberate India from being under British Rule. He is responsible for creating a secret revolutionary society known as Abhinav Bharat whose influence spread throughout India. Savarkar’s efforts caused him to be imprisoned by the British for many years at the brutal Cellular Jail. During his time spent there Savarkar was treated inhumanely, like many of the other political prisoners who were also imprisoned there. Refusing to be beaten down and give up on India gaining her freedom, Savarkar could not be defeated. He felt that while India was under the rule of the British Empire, his people were enslaved because they had no constitution or rights with which they could be protected.

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