Category: Creative nonfiction

  • Facing the challenges of our times

    Reviewed by Linda C. Brinson STARDUST AND SCAR TISSUE: Rambles, Ruminations and the Search for an Authentic Culture of Life. By Mick Scott. Opine Press, an imprint of Press 53. 201 pages. $19.95, paperback. Reading Stardust and Scar Tissue, Mick Scott’s new collection of essays, is good for the soul in these challenging times. First,…

  • Spies, love affairs, Nazis and history, told with a flair

    Paul O’Connor reviews a work of history that has Nazis, espionage, steamy love affairs and writing that rivals today’s best spy novels. Reviewed by Paul T. O’Connor SISTERS IN RESISTANCE: How a German Spy, a Banker’s Wife and Mussolini’s Daughter Outwitted the Nazis. By Tilar Mazzeo. Grand Central Publishing. 254 pages. $30, hardcover. If you…