The following reviews appeared in PortFolio Weekly, the alternative news magazine published by the Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Virginia, during Rick’s tenure as staff writer. The last nine listed here were part of Rick’s BiblioFiles series, reviews of classic nonfiction works.
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- Tree of Smoke, by Dennis Johnson
- The Marseilles Trilogy, by Jean-Claude Izzo.
- Three Bedrooms in Manhattan, by Georges Simenon.
- The Songlines, by Bruce Chatwin.
- The Colossus of Maroussi, by Henry Miller.
- A Journal of the Plague Year, by Daniel Defoe.
- A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush, by Eric Newby
- The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, by Tom Wolfe.
- Hiroshima, by John Hersey.
- Desert Solitaire, by Edward Abbey.
- The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin.
- Two Years Before The Mast, by Richard Henry Dana, Jr.