Category Archives: Travel Reads

Carma holding a copy of “36” by Martin Berman-Gorvine

Travel Reads: “36” by Martin Berman-Gorvine

Ancient Jewish legend tells of 36 righteous ones, tzadikim, people born into every generation who, even unknown to themselves, save the world through their own good deeds. In the near future, someone is murdering the righteous ones one by one and detective Eric Lonnrot and his friend, a traumatized genocide survivor, Nahum Applefeld, are racing to save them and, in turn, the world.

At least, that’s how the book starts out.

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That's What They Want You to Think

Travel Reads: “That’s What They Want You to Think” by Paul Simpson

Did the government orchestrate John Lennon’s murder? Did FDR withhold information that could have prevented the tragedy of Pearl Harbor? What really can be found in Area 51? These conspiracies and many more are considered in Paul Simpson’s That’s What They Want You To Think: Conspiracies Real, Possible, and Paranoid.

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Travel Reads: "An Encyclopedia of Tolkien" by David Day

Travel Reads: “An Encyclopedia of Tolkien” by David Day

An Encyclopedia of Tolkien: the History and Mythology of Middle-earth has been compiled as an easily accessible compendium for general readers” of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic fantasy tales “who are interested in the mythological, literary, historical, and philological sources that inspired the author in his creation of Middle-earth and the Undying Lands.”

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