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December 2004

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published December 2004.

Book Review

Letters for the Woods

by Karl Kunkel

Life can quickly spin out of balance. The author, a Raleigh, North Carolina lawyer, was well aware of that possibility as he found himself torn between career demands and a desire to maintain a careful, manageable balance of life. Could... Read More

Book Review

Seeing the Unspeakable

by Kaavonia Hinton

The title of this book about contemporary artist Kara Walker is reminiscent of Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison’s essay, “Unspeakable Things Unspoken: The Afro-American Presence in American Literature,” which first appeared in Michigan... Read More

Book Review

Monopoly

by Harold Cordry

Donald Trump may owe something to hours spent over a Monopoly board in his early years. His personality, his TV series, and his own recently introduced board game suggest that board-game play has motivated his boardroom exploits. The... Read More

Book Review

Byzantium

by Paul Deane

Arguably, the third most important event in the history of Christianity—after the resurrection and Saul’s vision on the road to Damascus—occurred when Constantine, the founder of Constantinople, had a vision of a cross before a... Read More

Book Review

Cruise Ship Job In 14 Days

by Alan Abrams

Business publications have recently reported extensively on the amazing resurgence of the cruise ship industry following the devastating attacks of 9/11. Much like the aviation industry which was also hit hard in the aftermath of the... Read More

Book Review

The Land That Never Was

by Peter Skinner

Sir Gregor MacGregor (1786?1845), con man extraordinaire, was known for his “intemperate and unusual enjoyments.” Denied these, he might have made his name as a military officer, a liberator of Spain’s New World colonial... Read More