Read This Book: Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury.

Ray Bradbury, who recently passed away, is one of my favorite authors.  His dystopian tale of a world where books are outlawed, Fahrenheit 451, should be required reading for Americans in a time when political correctness threatens free speech and thought.  Furthermore, Bradbury has written some of the best science fiction and horror tales that…

Read This Book: Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler

Darkness at Noon examines the show trials and executions conducted by Josef Stalin in the late 1930s.  The story is told through the sad eyes and sharp mind of Rubashov – a man imprisoned for crimes against the Communist Party and crimes against the state. It is a fairly short, tightly written work consisting of the…