It’s not many novels that blend together a missing corpse, a lost love and a freak blizzard, but that’s exactly what The Bartered Body by J. R. Lindermuth accomplishes.
It is a whodunit set near the conclusion of the Victorian era. While I thought I had figured out who the criminal was on page 47, I was proven wrong.…Continue
Added by Melina Druga on November 29, 2018 at 1:44pm — No Comments
Corruption always has been a part of American politics. No one exemplifies this more than William “Boss” Tweed. Tweed was active in New York City politics in the mid-19th century. He was portrayed by Jim Broadbent in the 2002 film The Gangs of New York, and is best known for his role as head of in the city’s political machine, Tammany…Continue
Added by Melina Druga on November 21, 2018 at 3:12pm — No Comments
Most of us rarely stop to think about the history of mundane things, such as our household items and appliances. The dishwasher didn’t become commonplace in homes until the latter part of the 20th century. However, the dishwasher has a history dating back more than 150 years. What’s more, unlike many objects in your home, it was…Continue
Added by Melina Druga on November 7, 2018 at 10:08am — No Comments