The Great Illusion Herbert Asbury
ARCs, Herbert Asbury

The Great Illusion: An Informal History of Prohibition

Author: Herbert Asbury | Publisher: Dover Publications The Great Illusion is a fast paced, detailed and interesting look at why prohibition came about, and why, ultimately, it failed as an experiment. If you enjoy history, or are interested in the period, this is a must read. Asbury has a compelling tone and the book is… Continue reading The Great Illusion: An Informal History of Prohibition

From Our TBR, Herbert Asbury, Lin Darrow, Madeline Miller


I took a little break from blogging for a week, due to moving house and the intense and ridiculous heat in London. Ok, I know that everyone in America, India, Australia, pretty much every other country in the world, is laughing at the idea of England being “hot”. But it was. And I don’t deal… Continue reading Upcoming…

ARCs, Chase Blackwood, Gill Simms, Herbert Asbury, Kelly Lane, Lin Darrow, Madeline Miller, Martin Popoff, sarah cooper, Suzanne Rogerson, WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wednesdays

I’ve been watching some of my favourite book bloggers do this meme every week, and I love reading their lists. So I thought I’d give it a go! Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme is hosted by Taking on a World of Words. And it goes like this: You answer the “Three Ws”, and then… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays