Top books of 2018

Top books of 2018

Since 2008, the first Book Banter column of the new year always meant taking one last look at the year before and see which books stood out for me over the previous 12 months. This past year, like ever other year, I read an average of 50 books, so that it can be reviewed in…

Robin Williams who was a mass of pain, self-doubt – Book Review

Robin Williams who was a mass of pain, self-doubt – Book Review

Robin Williams – In 1922, legendary comedian W.C. Fields had this to say about fellow comedian and vaudevillian (and Ziegfeld Follies co-star) Bert Williams when he passed away that year: He was the funniest man I ever saw, and was the saddest man I ever met. Those remarks that was uttered by Fields nearly a…