Category: Authors and Books

Runs of Life

Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views I’m not a super runner, in fact currently, I need a cane to walk. However, running became such a big part of my daughter’s recuperation from a 20-foot fall, that I was eager…

Oroonoko, Or The Royal Slave

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Reading Oroonoko is what in the literary sphere one might regard as receiving an invitation to debate. Whether you take the content or the form, it’s a bit challenging to place it effortlessly and under a single, befitting label. First…

Jesus and Muhammad: Their Messages, Side-by-Side

CHEYENNE, Wyoming – Worldwide, Islam is the fastest growing religion, and Christianity is the largest. People want to make sense of these faiths. Now readers can compare Jesus and Muhammad’s messages and answer their questions.  “To avoid getting mired in…

Book Review: The French Mathematician

Tom Petsinis’ The French Mathematician (Walker & Co, 1998) is a biographical novel showing the fateful journey of the gifted, 19th-century French mathematics genius Evariste Galois in his voice. The young mathematics student narrates the events, and his circumstances, leading…

The Denial of Death

Once in a while you come across a book that has a complete worldview, or let me call it lifeview, of a subject that otherwise sounds unfathomable. Ernest Becker’s The Denial of Death (The Free Press, 1973) is one such…