Night is a work by Elie Wiesel about his experience with his father, Shlomo, in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–1945, at the height of the Holocaust and toward the end of the Second World War. The Holocaust in itself was a tragic and terrible event. This book was difficult to read only because it makes you realize what horrendous things humans are capable of. This book is a heart-wrenching story that is a must read for anyone interested in the Holocaust. “Powerful” doesn’t even begin to cover it. Title: Night (Night Series #1) Original release date: January 1st 1960 Genre: Non-fiction, memoirs, history, war Summary Night A terrifying account of the Nazi death camp horror that turns a young Jewish boy into an agonized witness to the death of his family…the death of his innocence…and the death of his God. Penetrating and powerful, as personal as The Diary Of Anne Frank, Night awakens the shocking memory of evil at its absolute and carries with it the unforgettable message that this horror must never be allowed to happen again. ebook 1st rating: 9/10 ★★★★★★★★★☆
Former US Vice President (2001-2009) Dick Cheney inspires such controversy, has plenty of contentious material to write about and he doesn’t hold back. Now, people will know deeper about this patriot through his memoir book titled In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir. Written with his daughter Liz Cheney, this 576 pages book released August 30th 2011, thanks to Threshold Editions publishing, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. Book Genre: Non-Fiction, Biography/Memoir, Politic. Summary In his unmistakable voice and with an insider’s eye on history, former Vice President Dick Cheney tells the story of his life and the nearly four decades he has spent at the center of American politics and power. In this personal and political memoir, this ever-outspoken politician and statesman delivers candid opinions on Iraq, the economy, and other political controversies. This is no sweet-talking, people-pleasing, fence-mending, post-White House memoir. Complete review from the New York Times. ebook 1st rating: 7/10 ★★★★★★★☆☆☆
Published by Combat Chaplain Ministries and scheduled to released on August 25th 2011, Memoirs from Babylon: A Combat Chaplain’s Life in Iraq’s Triangle of Death by Jeff Bryan tells a very personal account of not only his battles with how much war and death conflict with religion, but also the hard fought days all of 31st Infantry Regiment soldiers spent during their tour. This was really two stories, one of a man (Jeff Bryan) that was the cohesion so many soldiers looked for and Jeff’s story of being a Army Chaplain in possibly the worst time and area of the entire Iraq campaign. Summary America’s unofficial nightmare during the Iraq War was the infamous Triangle of Death, sometimes referred to by Iraqis as the Graveyard of the Americans. While serving in the Triangle, Chaplain Jeff Bryan ministered to a 1,200-man infantry task force, often while patrolling streets, fields, and villages as his unit cleared them in close-quarters combat. During the most violent and controversial phase of the war, Chaplain Bryan brought God to the American warrior. He witnessed life, death, and faith at every level, including a worst-case scenario in which several troops in his unit were ambushed and captured….
After no longer become the no.1, Rafael Nadal, with an aid from John Carlin, write his memoir/biography book titled “Rafa: My Story”. Published by Hyperion, It goes back and forth between Rafa’s own remembrances of matches and growing up and John Carlin putting everything in context. For Tennis or Rafa’s fan, Rafa: My Story was an gripping insight to into the mind-set of a great champ and of a man who’s still coming into his own. Summary With nine Grand Slam victories at this writing, 25-year-old Rafael Nadal doesn’t have to wait for the end of his career to be acclaimed as one of the greatest tennis players of all time. In what has been called a golden age of the sport, this mild-mannered Spaniard has excelled even when competing with the likes of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. Rafa: My Story presents Nadal’s astonishing stories through his own eyes. This autobiography, which Nadal wrote himself, provides our most revealing insights yet about a superlative athlete known for his modesty and reticence. ebook 1st rating: 7/10 ★★★★★★★☆☆☆
Inside the Mind of Casey Anthony is an analysis book about the murder of 2-year-old toddler Kaylee Anthony, conducted by her own mother, Casey Anthony. Written by forensic psychiatrist and Fox News contributor Keith Ablow, author promises this 256 pages book will be “completely objective”. Summary Dr. Keith Ablow distills tens of thousands of pages of documents he has obtained, his behind-the-camera, one-on one interviews, and his decades of experience in the world of forensic psychiatry to make sense of a woman whose defense attorney described as an innocent victim of childhood sexual abuse, but the state insisted was a cold-blooded murderer. Inside the Mind of Casey Anthony delivers an incisive, riveting way of understanding this troubled young woman. St. Martin’s Press as the right holder of Inside the Mind of Casey Anthony promise that the book will be published before the end of 2011.
Published by Crime and Punishment Publishers on July 5th 2011, author Scott Burgner said that this book, “Casey Anthony NOT GUILTY! Why the Jury Found Casey Anthony Not Guilty Shocking Daily Trial Events Revisited”, is a a tribute to little Caylee Anthony. But I can’t see anything supports author claim. Summary Casey Anthony is pronounced not guilty! Follow me into the prosecution’s case day by day so we can figure out why the jury found Casey Anthony not guilty. We will delve into this fascinating trial as it takes us on a wild ride. I offer this book as a tribute to little Caylee Anthony, may she rest in peace. This 53Kb ebook contains misspelling key witness names (ie Roy Kronk is referred to as Roy Cronk). There were also may times where wrong name was used altogether. However, this analysis by a leading law professor in the National Journal of Law will tell you much more than trashy novels ever will. (this rating may be biased because I hate Casey Anthony) ebook 1st rating: 2/10 ★★☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆