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John Walker Ross John Walker Ross is a graduate of Florida State and lives somewhere in the Florida Panhandle where he has variously toiled in advertising and legal publishing for the last three decades. He is interested in everything but his only known addictions are vintage rock and roll and women’s tennis. His favorite writers are Tolstoy, Henry James, Phillip K. Dick, Raymond Chandler and Anita Loos, but he no longer tries to write like all of them at once.

John blogs about Pop Culture, his shady past and other life-affirming things at



BWW Reviews: In Book By You's THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, I Exceed Even My Own Lofty Expectations!
November 29, 2013

It's not my sort of thing, normally, inserting myself into the classics.

BWW Reviews: MERLE HAGGARD: THE RUNNING KIND Does the Legend Justice
November 21, 2013

Sometimes, it's nice to be reminded that rules have exceptions.

BWW Reviews: A JEW AMONG ROMANS Sheds Light On a Dark History
November 11, 2013

Let's face it. If you set out to settle a two-thousand year old argument--as Frederic Raphael does in A Jew Among Romans: The Life and Legacy of Flavius Josephus, a historical and philosophical treatise on the ancient Jewish soldier, priest and historian--things are liable to get contentious.

BWW Reviews: VIVIEN LEIGH: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT Sharpens the Outline, Deepens the Enigma
October 31, 2013

'Some force within myself would not be denied expression.' Vivien Leigh

BWW Reviews: 38 NOOSES Finds the Mark
October 17, 2013

The last generation has seen something of a boom in historical narratives that focus on small events with potentially large implications (the latter often inflated in the inevitable subtitle, which in this case is Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End).