Category Archives: Book

“Catch the Harpy” ebook can be yours for $15.99!

My debut novel, “Catch the Harpy,” could be in your Kindle or other e-reader for only $15.99 if bought directly from me. As I’ve heard from many people, eagerly waiting for the chance to read the book, in certain countries … Continue reading

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Look what came in the mail!

Amazing to think I wrote this. (And it’s available on Amazon.)

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When Russia invaded Estonia—and Jack Ryan saved it

This post first appeared on EstonianWorld. The time is “present day.” Russia’s president is a former KGB officer who uses phrases like “The fall of the Soviet Union was one of the greatest tragedies of the last century.” The modern … Continue reading

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Top 10 books I read in 2013

2013 was a rather successful year in terms of reading as I occasionally had quite a lot of free time in my hands, especially in the second half of the year. So thanks to that, I got to read some … Continue reading

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The book that will keep the memory of communist oppression alive

Do you know what’s the most powerful weapon a dictatorship can use against the people it wants to rule? It’s fear. People have written poems about it, and Natan Sharansky wrote his excellent book “The Case for Democracy”, about which … Continue reading

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The Family Corleone, by Ed Falco

Mario Puzo’s The Godfather is my all-time favourite book. This masterpiece has taught me a lot about writing, and of course about the life of old-school Italian-American “businessmen” in New York. What makes it even more astonishing is that Puzo … Continue reading

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My top 10 books of 2012

Here’s the list of the ten best books I got my hands onto this year. 1. The Family Corleone, Ed Falco I’ll blog about this separately. It probably was the last book I read this year, and I’m absolutely astonished. … Continue reading

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Yes, what she said

Margaret Thatcher wrote in her 1995 book “The Downing Street Years”: There was—and still is—a tendency to regard the ‘German problem’ as something too delicate for well-brought-up politicians to discuss. This always seemed to me a mistake. The problem had … Continue reading

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Natan Sharansky, “The Case for Democracy”

It may very well be that I’ve just discovered my absolute favourite book I’ve read in 2011. And quite possibly my favourite book of all times. Of all the political books I’ve read in my life, this has to be … Continue reading

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