Month: April 2016

Epic Grit Free Reads: April 27, 2016

In this week’s Epic Grit Free Reads, we link two stories by Michael R. Fletcher that feature Khraen, the undead demonologist: "Death at the Pass" and "Death and Dignity." Both are presented at his website. We also link to the 2015 Nebula Award Nominee "Damage" by David D. Levine, presented by Tor.com. For nonfiction we link to "You have no idea how hardcore Harriet Tubman really was" by Ana Swanson, honoring Ms. Tubman’s recent selection as the new face of the $20 bill. Also, "SEAL Team 6: A Secret History of Quiet Killings and Blurred Lines" at The New...

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Review: Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield

Many readers will be familiar with the broad strokes of the story of the Battle of Thermopylae, but this novel delves deep into the military culture of Sparta. The grunt’s-eye-view of the battle and of Spartan society creates an engaging tale.

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