Category: Memoirs

Life After America: A memoir about the wild and crazy 1960s

Posted January 13, 2018 by Denzil in History, Memoirs, Music, Reviews / 51 Comments

Life After America is an excellently written, enthralling account of a young American war resistor in the late 1960s. On the verge of being called up to fight in Vietnam, Joseph Glazner puts his pacifism into practice. He flees to Canada before being drafted. The book relates his experiences over the next two years and wonderfully captures the mood of the 1960s.

Pride and Perjury

Posted November 4, 2017 by Denzil in Memoirs, Reviews / 0 Comments

I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I had expected it to be well written; after all, Mr. Aitken was a journalist before he became a politician. But what I didn’t expect was his humility. He clearly accepts the faults he made, apologizes for the hurt it caused his family, and writes very movingly about […]