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REVIEWING “DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS”: THE BLACK DETECTIVE STRAIGHT OUT OF THE MEAN STREETS OF L.A.

Book Reviewed: Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley Genre: series mystery Publisher: Norton in 1990, then Washington Square Press in 2002 ($16.99 for the paperback) So here’s another book I read in the spirit of Black History Month, and this one took a little bit longer… Continue Reading “REVIEWING “DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS”: THE BLACK DETECTIVE STRAIGHT OUT OF THE MEAN STREETS OF L.A.”

REVIEWING “THE ROAD TO JONESTOWN”: THE DARK SIDE OF BLIND FAITH

Book Reviewed: The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple by Jeff Guinn Genre: True Crime, Biography, Religious Studies Publisher: Simon & Shuster in 2017 ($28 for hardcover; $18 for paperback) One of my guilty pleasures is an ever developing obsession with cults… Continue Reading “REVIEWING “THE ROAD TO JONESTOWN”: THE DARK SIDE OF BLIND FAITH”