Benjamin Welton

Benjamin Welton is a product of northern West Virginia’s identity complex. Born in the coal town of Fairmont but raised in the college town of Morgantown, he graduated from West Virginia University with a B.A. in History and English. He then went on to teach at the University of Vermont, where he also received a Master’s degree in English.

Currently, Mr. Welton is pursuing a Ph.D in History at Boston University. He has been everything from a driving range gopher, a law librarian, a fast wood worker, a military policeman, a QA tester, and an office manager.

Mr. Welton is also a freelance journalist, with numerous articles in The Atlantic, The Weekly Standard, VICE, Metal Injection, Listverse, and The Smart Set to his credit. He is the author of two ebooks: Hands Dabbled in Blood and Doomsters at the Drive-In.

Book Reviews by Benjamin Welton

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“great fun and a spectacular read. The story of the Carrion King story is so good that you’ll want it to be real. . . .

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“an exceptionally good book. . . . Violated may be the honest portrayal of the seedy side of the college experience.”

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Ever since the election results of 2016, millions of American liberals, moderates, and even a few “establishment” Republicans have lived in a type of mental limbo.

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“Mystery lovers will certainly relate to the adventures of Jourdan and Crackerjack, while kids can easily take to this novel’s humor and carefree attitude.”

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“a captivating portrayal of an American warrior at the very cutting-edge of the War on Terror.”

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". . . should be required reading for all Western policymakers who keep making the same mistakes regarding Islamic terrorism."

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“fun and entertaining detective novel . . .”

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“The Strange Death of Europe may be one of the most important philosophical books of our time.”

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War is hell. War is also peace. Hate is hate, but hate is also love.

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“The Broken Hours is a lovely homage to the fantastic dreams of the often heartsick writer who inspired it . . .”

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“a psychological puzzle box that ultimately explores multiple levels of illicit passions.”

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Africa today seems like one, giant nightmare. The enormous continent, which easily dwarfs the United States, is currently in the grips of several regional conflicts.

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Twilight Warriors is a textbook on the modern world’s gravest infliction.”

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More chilling than outright terrifying, The Graveyard Apartment is a traditional ghost story gone cinematic. . . . a very, very good horror novel.”

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Security is a fast-paced, highly evolved thriller that clearly marks Wohlsdorf as a force to be reckoned with.”

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In 1320, a body of armed men began burning, looting, and killing their way through a large swath of France.