Book Reviews

Christopher Deliso has many years’ experience of publishing book reviews in scholarly journals and popular media. Below is a curated book reviews list. Publishers of fiction and some academic books can get in touch to suggest review ideas via Substack or LinkedIn (see Contact page).


Newer  Book Reviews
Panagiotis Dimitrakis, Greek Military Intelligence and the Crescent:  Estimating the Turkish Threat; Crises, Leadership and Strategic Analyses 1974-1996 (University of Plymouth Press, 2010). The Traveller’s Literary Supplicant, January 22, 2024.
Justin Deming, 50 Fifties (Self-published, Dec. 2023). The Traveller’s Literary Supplicant, January 4, 2024.
Giulia Bruna, J.M. Synge and Travel Writing of the Irish Revival (Syracuse University Press, 2017). The Traveller’s Literary Supplicant, November 22, 2023.
John Brady Kiesling, Greek Urban Warriors: Resistance and Terrorism, 1967-2014 (Lycabbetus Press, 2015). The Traveller’s Literary Supplicant, September 22, 2023.


Older Book Reviews

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  • Panos Sophoulis, Banditry in the Medieval Balkans, 800-1500, Springer (2020). Review published in the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies’ Bulletin of Byzantine British Studies (March, 2021).

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