Category Archives: HIstory

An Audio-Book Review: Yo Ho Ho and a Half-Pound of Yams!

The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty By Caroline Alexander Published by Penguin Audio Read by Michael York   The Book: Not sure why I picked up this book. I did read the classic Nordhoff and … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: She Knows What He Did Last Summer

What Happened Written and read by Hillary Rodham Clinton Published by Simon and Schuster Audio   The Book I think it is obvious that the acceptance or rejection of this book and its contents will pretty much split down the … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: 1066 Is Not All That?

The Politically Incorrect Guide to the British Empire By H. W. Crocker III Published by Blackstone Audio Read by Ray Porter   The Book Well, here’s a book that was not what I expected. With that title, I expected a … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Second Semester

Rome and the Barbarians A series of lectures by Professor Kenneth W. Harl, Ph.D. Published by The Learning Company   The Lectures: As I said last week, sometimes it’s nice to take a break from all the fiction. Like the … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Back to School

Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt A series of lectures by Professor Bob Brier Published by The Teaching Company   The Lectures: Every so often I like to take a break from listening to fiction and, instead, go for something, uh, … Continue reading

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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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