Book Review: Dancing in the Dark by Morris Dickstein


Author: Morris Dickstein Title: Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression Publication Info: Blackstone Audio, Inc. (2010) ASIN: B004227WFS Summary/Review: I’ll start off by saying that this wasn’t this book I was expecting as I was looking for more of the experience of everyday life in the Great Depression.  Upon reflection that would probably be…

Book Review: The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan


This is the review for my January 2008 entry to the Book A Month Challenge: The Worst Hard Time (2005) by Timothy Egan tells “The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl.” Rooted in oral history, the book reads like an epic novel although it is all true no matter how…