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February 1999

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published February 1999.

Book Review

The Haunted Major

by John Flesher

“I am a popular man,” Jacky Gore greets one in this deliciously humorous short novel, published in Britain in 1902 but only now in the United States, “and withal I am not vain.” Why, certainly not. It is hardly the fault of... Read More

Book Review

O Lanoo!

by Sophia Tarila

O Lanoo! is Tordoff’s interpretation of Helena P. Blatvatsky’s presentation of the Stanzas of Dzyan, first made available to the Western world in 1888 in The Secret Doctrine—two huge volumes that were controversial commentary on... Read More

Book Review

The Dream Collector

by Martha Topol

The dream collector comes around at dawn and gathers up each night’s dreams: “city regulations.” What would happen, then, if his truck broke down? Luckily, young Zachary is up early chasing his shaggy dog dream and is able to dig... Read More

Book Review

A Few Small Candles

by John Flesher

Larry Gara was a war resister when it wasn’t fashionable. World War II is widely seen as “the good war,” a triumph of righteousness over evil with little of the moral ambiguity that clouded subsequent conflicts. In this collection... Read More

Book Review

Survival Rates

While Clyde’s stories happen to be set in the Southwest, they can be read as reports from the front lines of the dominant culture anywhere in America. People live in single family homes, drive cars, go to shopping malls and eat dessert... Read More

Book Review

A Handbook For Mortals

by P.C. Voice

If a foreword by former first lady Rosalynn Carter is not enough to make one take this handbook seriously, then the subject matter will. “Am I dead yet?” one seriously ill patient is quoted to have asked his nurse. When told no, he... Read More

Book Review

Siegfried Sassoon

by John Arens

“We groped and stumbled along a deep ditch to the place appointed for us in that zone of human havoc. The World War had got our insignificant little unit in its mouth; we were there to be munched, maimed or liberated.” With this... Read More

Book Review

Dr. White

by Martha Topol

Dr. White is a small fluffy dog whose devotion to sick children helps them to heal. Based on true events, the renown Jane Goodall focuses on the conflict of interest between the loving animal and a health inspector who orders the dog... Read More

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