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REVIEWS & ARTICLES LIST

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A

“A Crime To Remember” Investigation Discovery (episode featuring Mark R.Jones)

A Night At The Opera by Queen (Essentials – Music) 

A Reminder of Why We Do What We Do

A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute (Essentials – Book) 

Advent by James Treadwell (Book Review) 

American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett (Book Review) 

Amazing Grace: Charleston’s Connection to the World’s Most Famous Hymn (History)

August: This Month In Charleston History (History) 


B

Bathory, Countess Elizabeth – Serial Killer (History & Crime)

Beatles, The: What The Critics Said

Beatles Solo Songs – Top 20

Best Crime Novel Series: A List

Best Songs Written By A South Carolinian: A List

Big Finish, The by James W. Hall (Book Review) 

Birds of A Feather by Jacqueline Winspear (Book Review)

Black History Month

Books To Avoid! A List

Randall Bramblett: A Concert Review

Bruce & Caitlyn Jenner … Charleston Yawns … Been There Done That … 50 Years Ago – The Odd Saga of Dawn Langley Hall (History)


 C

Calhoun, John C. (History)

CAROLINA CRIMES:

Casual Vacancy, The (Book Review)

CELEBRITY ENCOUNTERS:

The City by Dean Koontz (Book Review) 

City of the Silent by Ted Ashton Philips, Jr. (Book Review) 

Changeless by Gail Carriger (Book Review) 

Charleston: America’s Most Popular Dance (History)

Charleston by Margaret Bradham Thornton (Book Review) 

Charleston Embraces Porgy & Bess … 81 Years Later!

CHARLESTON FIRSTS:

Charleston Novels To Read: A List

Charleston’s Ghosts: Hauntings in the Holy City by James Caskey (Book Review) 

Charleston’s Real Heritage: A Commentary 

Chinaberry Sidewalks by Rodney Crowell (Book Review) 

Conroy, Pat, Dead. Sad Day

Countess Elizabeth Bathory – Serial Killer (History)


D

Denmark Vesey Conspiracy (History)

Doin’ the Charleston: America’s Most Popular Dance (History)

Dylan Goes Electric At Newport Folk Festival, 1965 (History)


E

Earthquake 1886: Charleston Devasted (History)

Some 1886 Earthquake History (History) 

Ellington At Newport 1956 (Essentials – Music) 

Emmanuel Shooting – No Words (Commentary)

ESSENTIALS


F

Fade by Robert Cormier (Book Review)

First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen (Book Review) 

First Shot: Firing on Ft. Sumter (History)

First Memorial Day (History)

Freddie Green- “Mr. Rhythm”

Fortunate Son by John Fogerty (Book Review)

The Forsaken by Ace Atkins (Book Review) 


G

The Gate House by Nelson Demille (Book Review) 

George Washington Visits Charleston: Day 1 / Day 2 / Day 3 / Day 4 / Day 5 / Day 6 / Day 7 / Day 8 / Day 9

Great Michief by Josephine Pinckney (Book Review) 

The Ghost by Robert Harris (Book Review) 

The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly (Book Review) 

The Gold Coast by Nelson Demille (Book Review) 

Good Money Gone by Mario Acevedo & Richard Killborn (Book Review) 

The Gunpowder Plot, 1605 (History)


H

Hour Game by David Baldacci (Book Review) 

Happy Birthday, William Goldman!  (Commentary)

H.L. Hunley – America’s First Successful Submarine Attack  from the book Charleston Firsts (History) 

HISTORIC CHARLESTON IMAGES:

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova (Book Review) 

House of Thieves by Charles Belfoure (Book Review)

How And Why I Became a Non-Fiction Narrative Writer

Hurricane Hugo Hits Charleston (History)


I

Irrepressible Daisy Breaux, The (History)

I Travel By Night by Robert MacCammon (Book Review)


J

Jazz Me Blues: Story of An American Standard (Essentials – Music)

John Locke (History) 


K


L

Ladd & Issacs Duel

Last Chance Saloon by Marian Keyes (Book Review) 

Lightning Strike Ignites Charleston Romance (History)

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (Book Review) 

Lullaby, a Spenser novel by Ace Atkins (Book Review)


M

Movies That Are BETTER Than The Books 

Murphy’s Law by Rhys Bowen (Book Review)


N

1984 by George Orwell (Essentials – Book)

NOT In The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (But Should Be)


O

One Second After by William R. Forstchen (Essentials – Book)

One Year After by William R. Forstchen (A Review)


P

The Passage by Justin Cronin (Book Review) 

Porgy & Bess – 81 Years Later  (History & Commentary)


Q


R

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (Book Review) 

The Republican Elephant – Creation of a Political Icon (History) 

Revolver / The Beatles (Essentials – Music)

Rhapsody in Blue: First Performance (Essentials – Music) 

Richard Adams, R.I.P.

Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith by Joe Perry (Book Review) 


S

Sarah Bernhardt Appears in Charleston

Scariest Books I’ve Ever Read: A List

Skink: No Surrrender by Carl Hiassen (Book Review) 

Short Drop, The by Matthew Fitzsimmons (Book Review)

Smoke Screen by Sandra Brown (Book Review) 

Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson (Book Review) 

Songs For Swingin’ Lovers by Frank Sinatra(Essentials – Music) 

Soulless by Gail Carriger (Book Review) 

South Carolina Entertaiment and Music Hall of Fame, or Shame?   (Editorial)

South Carolina’s Most Embarrassing Politicians (A Partial List, due to Length Requirements)

Swamp Angel Takes Aim At Charleston (History) 


T

Thank You, Dr. Wilson!  (Commentary)

Timebound by Rysa Walker (A Review)

Time and Again by Jack Finney (Essentials – Books)

Time Travel Novels: A List

Too Young To Die: The Execution of George Stinney, Jr, 1944 (History & True Crime)

Trigger Burke in Charleston (History)

Twelve Viewings of Christmas: A List


U


V

Valenti, Richard. Super Christian – Serial Killer

Vicious by V.E. Schwab (Book Review) 

Vita Sackville-West, Died. 


W

Wake of Vultures by Lila Bowen (Book Review)

Wayward Pines Trilogy by Blake Crouch (Book Review) 

What You Want Is In the Limo by Michael Walker (Book Review) 

Why Are There No Members of the Jenkins Orphanage Band in the South Carolina Entertainment and Music Hall of Fame?  (A commentary)

Why We Do What We Do (A commentary)

Writers on Writing


X

X-Files Episodes: The Best (A List) 


Y


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