MORGAN: AMERICAN FINANCIER BY JEAN STROUSE

I’ve picked this up again…and I will read all night   Noted biographer Jean Strouse has won the Bancroft Prize and received fellowships from the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Endowments for the Humanities and Arts. Her work has appeared in major magazines, including The New Yorker and Newsweek. In Morgan, she creates theContinue reading “MORGAN: AMERICAN FINANCIER BY JEAN STROUSE”

THE THREE MAGICAL BOOKS OF SOLOMON: THE GREATER AND LESSER KEYS & THE TESTAMENT OF SOLOMON

For the first time, the three great magical works of King Solomon are together in one volume. The Greater and Lesser Keys give a practical guide to the operation of his magic. The testament gives a historical account of its use by Solomon himself. The Key of Solomon the King was originally researched and translatedContinue reading “THE THREE MAGICAL BOOKS OF SOLOMON: THE GREATER AND LESSER KEYS & THE TESTAMENT OF SOLOMON”

MORE THAN 122,000 EVACUATED FROM AFGHANISTAN – CNN

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby and Army Maj. Gen. Hank Taylor held a briefing on evacuation and security efforts in Afghanistan. General Taylor provided an update on a U.S. drone strike Sunday against an ISIS-K target. He then shared the total number of evacuees flown out of Kabul has risen to 122,000, 5,400 of whichContinue reading “MORE THAN 122,000 EVACUATED FROM AFGHANISTAN – CNN”

PHOTOS AND VIDEOS APPEAR TO SHOW AFGHANS TRYING TO FLEE THE TALIBAN FALLING OUT OF PLANES AS THEY LEAVE KABUL AIRPORT

https://www.businessinsider.com/kabul-airport-people-fall-from-planes-leaving-afghanistan-videos-photos-2021-8 Tom Porter 7 hours ago Social-media footage appeared to show people clinging to a jet leaving Kabul airport on August 16. @drfolladwand People clinging to jets leaving Kabul airport have fallen to their deaths, local media reported. There were scenes of chaos at Kabul airport as crowds stormed the runaway and tried to enter planes. TheContinue reading “PHOTOS AND VIDEOS APPEAR TO SHOW AFGHANS TRYING TO FLEE THE TALIBAN FALLING OUT OF PLANES AS THEY LEAVE KABUL AIRPORT”

I’M READING: THE RISE AND FALL OF OSAMA BIN LADEN BY PETER BERGEN

The world’s leading expert on Osama bin Laden delivers for the first time the definitive biography of a man who set the course of American foreign policy for the 21st century, and whose ideological heirs we continue to battle today. In The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden, Peter Bergen provides the first reevaluationContinue reading “I’M READING: THE RISE AND FALL OF OSAMA BIN LADEN BY PETER BERGEN”

ANDREW CUOMO RESIGNS AS NEW YORK’S GOVERNOR, EFFECTIVE 2 WEEKS FROM TODAY — WSJ

By Jimmy Vielkind ALBANY, N.Y.—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned Tuesday in the wake of a report that found he violated state and federal sexual-harassment laws, capping months of speculation over the fate of the politician who had been hailed for his leadership during the pandemic. The report, issued in early August by New YorkContinue reading “ANDREW CUOMO RESIGNS AS NEW YORK’S GOVERNOR, EFFECTIVE 2 WEEKS FROM TODAY — WSJ”