Posts Tagged ‘ Batman ’

The BookWag List 11: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

May 31, 2013
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The BookWag List 11: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

As we head into the weekend, here is our list of ten books that are worth getting your reading teeth into. They will remain stuck there for a while, we promise. As usual, our selection goes across genres and focuses on entertaining reading rather than the educational (we really believe we had an overdose of…

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Book Review: The greatest Batman story ever told?

May 28, 2013
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Book Review: The greatest Batman story ever told?

No Man’s Land is considered to be one of the greatest Batman storylines, detailing what happened to Gotham City after a cataclysmic earthquake left it in ruins. As if the earthquake is not bad enough, the city is cut off by the US Government and declared a no-go zone after most of its citizens have…

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Ten things you might not know about the Batman

April 15, 2013
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Ten things you might not know about the Batman

We reviewed The World of the Dark Knight, an encyclopedia of sorts on the Batman, a few weeks ago. And as we said, it is a treasure trove on all things pertaining to the Caped Crusader. There is lots of trivia there, some of it well-known, some not so. For all those who are still…

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The BookWag List 6: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

April 11, 2013
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The BookWag List 6: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

It’s Friday so it is time for our BookWag Reading List for the week, with ten of the best books that we think are worth picking up (how you choose to do so is your option – we mention some in the heading). As always, the list is free of genre, author or style. The…

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Book Review: The Definitive Bat(man) Book

April 1, 2013
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Book Review: The Definitive Bat(man) Book

He may have been around for more than seven decades (yes, THAT long) but the Dark Knight of Gotham has never quite enjoyed the kind of popularity that he does these days. Part of it can be attributed to Christopher Nolan’s amazing Batman trilogy, part to the graphic novel revolution, but what cannot be denied…

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The BookWag List 4: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

March 22, 2013
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Road of Bones

1. Road of Bones by Fergal Keane When it comes to great battles of the Second World War, most people tend to focus on the likes of Dunkirk, Okinawa and Kursk. What not too many people know is that one of the most bloody battles of the conflict was actually fought in Kohima in 1944, over control…

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The BookWag List 1: 10 Books to Buy / Beg / Borrow and Read This Week

March 1, 2013
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Phantom

Wondering what to read? Allow the weekly BookWag List to help you out. It is a compilation of some of the greatest books ever written – carefully curated by our editors. Go, take your pick. And watch out for a new list every Friday. 1. Team of Rivals By Doris Kearns Goodwin The book that…

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