Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, Crown,
2012 - Reviewed by Judi Morrel
In today's world it seems that "The butler did it" has morphed
into "The husband did it." And that's what you will believe
during a good portion of Gillian Flynn's dark, sneaky novel about
the disappearance of Amy Dunne on her fifth wedding
Believing the Lie, by Elizabeth
George, Dutton, 2012 - Reviewed by Larry W. Riggs
Elizabeth George has always been an ambitious writer. Her
mysteries are long, complex, and informed by knowledge of
psychology, society, and literary traditions. In her most recent
book, an addition to the long Thomas Lynley series the series
inspired a set of television dramas--George sets herself a
narrative . . .
The United States District Court for the Eastern
District of Michigan: People, Law, and Politics, by
David Gardner Chardavoyne, Wayne State University Press, 2012 -
Reviewed by George W. Geib
America's federal district and circuit courts have been actively
working to record their historie. David Chardavoyne adds an
excellent volume to that output with this study. The
court had jurisdiction for all of Michigan until separated east and
west in 1863.
Complete Book Review
Chief Joseph & the Flight of the Nez
Perce, by Kent Nerburn, Harper One, 2005 - Reviewed
by Richard McGowan
Chief Joseph and the Flight of the Nez Perce confirms why, as a
matter of respect, I visited Chief Joseph's grave years ago.
Kent Nerburn has captured the dignity, heart, and person of Chief
Joseph, whom the NY Times called the 'noblest Indian of them all,'
in telling the story. . .