Review: Patriot Games (1987)

It’s pretty much impossible to talk about the works of Tom Clancy without talking about The Hunt for Red October. That book is the Bible for Clancy’s entire body of work and best articulated his worldview while keeping the highly technical aspects of warfare and military operations It’s not surprising then that most of hisContinue reading “Review: Patriot Games (1987)”

10 American History Books for Young Historians

Much like Professor Tergussen from the film Back to School, I hold history in a very sacred way, but without all the yelling.  It is my role today to be your Mr. Helper and offer some books relating to American History. These works are not necessarily the greatest available, but these works have found theirContinue reading “10 American History Books for Young Historians”

8 Books to Introduce You to Medieval History

If you’re still calling the Middle Ages the “dark ages,” I’ve got some bad news for you. You’ve been lied too. The Western medieval period was a time a flourishing art, literature, and thought. It was given then term “dark ages” by Enlightenment era thinkers to help contrast their age from others. Now there isContinue reading “8 Books to Introduce You to Medieval History”