Review of “A Poet of the Invisible World” by: Michael Golding

Indiebound/Barnes &Nobles/ Picador/Books-A-Million/Amazon/Kobo Synopsis, Taken From Indiebound: In the tradition of “SIDDHARTHA” by Hermann Hesse comes a new spiritual novel that is a stunning feat of storytelling and imagination. “A Poet of the Invisible World” follows a boy named Nouri, born in thirteenth-century Persia, with four ears instead of two. Orphaned as an infant, he’s…

Review of “Fields of Blood:Religion and the History of Violence” by: Karen Armstrong

Amazon/Barnes & Nobles/ Books-A-Million/Goodreads In our ideologically polarized world, one thing that two sharply-contrasting groups militant fundamentalists or atheists, on either end of the theism and atheism spectrum, is an extremely facile grasp on history. Facts merely become an easily domesticated, tamable beast, to some members of both these groups, who feel that history should…

Review of “The Mapmaker’s War,” by:Ronlyn Domingue

Amazon (Kindle Edition)/ Barnes & Nobles (Nook Edition)/ Kobo¬† Disclaimer: Atria Books kindly offered me a complementary review copy, in exchange for a fair, substantive review of this story. My own perception of my reading was not influenced in any way, and I am thankful, as always, for Atria Book’s amazing PR work, and the…