Category Archives: HIstory

An Audio-Book Review: My Country… Funny or Not!

America: The Audiobook By Jon Stewart Published by Time Warner Audiobooks Performed by Jon Stewart and the Cast of “The Daily Show”   The Book: The Good News: This is a very funny and very entertaining book. Fans of Jon … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: “Marco… Polo…”

Columbus: the Four Voyages By Lawrence Bergreen Published by Penguin Audio Read by Tim Jerome The Book: This book left me slightly confused. Oh, not about Columbus and his discovery/conquest of America… well, mostly the Caribbean basin. I already knew … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Should the Introduction Be Longer than the Actual Book?

The Works of Tacitus, Vol. I By Publius Cornelius Tacitus Edited and translated and with essays by Thomas Gordon Published by LibriVox Read by a wide variety of readers   The Book: Having read Tacitus’ Annals (aka History of the … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Ye Olde History

The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors By Dan Jones Published by Recorded Books Read by John Curless The Book: After last week’s review, I probably should have switched back to … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Back to School!

Ancient Empires Before Alexander Lectures by Professor Robert L. Dise Jr. Published as part of “The Great Courses Series” by The Teaching Company   The Lectures:   This was a series I was definitely interested in listening to. It is … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: No Cherry Trees Were Chopped Down in the Making of This Book!

His Excellency: George Washington By Joseph J. Ellis Published by Recorded Books Read by Nelson Runger The Book: I am not sure why this audiobook was released through Audible Kids. It is not what I consider a children’s book, although … Continue reading

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An Audiobook Review – The Story of Indian Business (part of it anyway)

  The East India Company: The World’s Most Powerful Corporation By Tirthankar Roy (with an Introduction by Gurucharan Das) Published by Audible Studios Read by Virkas Adam   The Book: I decided I wanted something different to listen to and … Continue reading

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