Book Reviews by Monica Morrill

Truth Teller: Whistleblower with a Cause

Some might call him a rebel, some might call him a whistleblower, some might call him both, but whatever the opinion is, Bradley Birkenfeld has changed Swiss Banking and tax havens forever. In his book, Lucifer’s Banker: The Untold Story … Continue reading

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Making Trump a Known-Known in Washington, DC

For Americans or foreigners who can’t, won’t, or don’t want to discern who Trump is – Understanding Trump by Newt Gingrich is the book on how to know and comprehend President Trump, his tweets, and beyond. Speaker Gingrich gets straight … Continue reading

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The Iron Lady in Action

Сharles Moore once again vividly explores the widespread triumphs and struggles of Mrs. Thatcher running a national government, this time in the second volume of Margaret Thatcher’s authorized biography. He maps it internally with her Cabinet and corresponding bureaucracies, while … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher’s Culture War

In legendary Churchillian wit, the inspiration for the title of the book embodies both the satirical humor of Monty Python and the very serious views of Denis Thatcher, who thought that the management of the BBC were Trotskyites. The British … Continue reading

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Passing the Torch of Truth and Freedom

How would historians and biographers look upon the 20th century when two immovable ladies, a Queen and a Prime Minister, simultaneously governed the same nation during a period of uncertainty? One would sensibly begin with Charles Moore’s biography about the British Prime Minister who came to be known as Margaret Thatcher. Mr. Moore’s first volume was released in May of this year, shortly after the death of the late Prime Minister. Even when preparing for her eventual passing Margaret Thatcher was capable of choosing a writer who would follow through with a distinctive, yet independent task of telling her story.

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