Buhle's Bookshelf.

Author:Buhle, Willis M.
Position:Memoirs - Book review


Antonette Sabonaitis

Vantage Press

419 Park Ave., New York, NY 10016

9780533163773, $14.95, www.vantagepress.com

There wasn't anything else to compare it to, so it seems utterly normal. "UNTE: Life in the Soviet Union as Seen Through the Eyes of a Child and a Teenager" is a collection of thought and wisdom from Antonette Sabonaitis as she recalls her childhood in Lithuania and how looking back she contrasts it to her modern life and how much has changed since the fall of the USSR. "UNTE" is poignant and thoughtful, recommended.

The Red-Headed, Freckle-Faced Barefoot Boy

Clarance M. Rincker

Vantage Press

419 Park Ave., South, New York, NY 10016

9780533163144, $25.00, www.vantagepress.com

As the world went to war, many farm boys saw their future ahead of them. "The Red-Headed, Freckle-Faced Barefoot Boy" is a memoir of World War II veteran Clarance M. Rincker as he tells his own story of his path through life and the war. A down to earth story of America in the first half of the twentieth century and a personal perspective of it, "The Red-Headed, Freckle-Faced Barefoot Boy" is a solid addition to memoir collections.

The Big C

Nina Nortstrom

Vantage Press

419 Park Ave. South New York, NY 10016

9780533160037, $14.95, www.vantagepress.com

Cancer can strike anyone, which is exactly what makes it so frightening. "The Big C: A Weapon of Death" is a personal memoir from Nina Norstrom as she tells her own family's challenges with cancer and its many forms. With a bit of information on cancer and how it gets formed and what can be done to fight it, "The Big C" is personal and driven reading on what many of us fear.


Daniel Brako



9780958049139, $14.95

When you test the powers of magic, there is no certainty what will happen. "Cubeology" tells of Arian Ruri and his associates as they conduct a ritual as they find the ability to use magic to shape the world to their goals. But their meddling as consequences and someone shows up to help them escape it ... or is there intent something else? "Cubeology" is an exciting tale, recommended.

Living with an Older Dog

David Alderton & Derek Hall

Hubble & Hattie


9781845843359, $24.95,www.hubbleandhattie.com

Just like humans, dogs face many challenges as they get up there in age. "Living with an Older Dog" is a care guide for those who want to care for their dog in their golden years and keep them healthy when they need the care the most. From...

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