Category Archives: Nonfiction

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: Politics Perilous

Al Franken: Giant of the Senate By Senator Al Franken Published by Hachette Audio Read by Senator Al Franken   The Book: I cannot honestly say that I did not know what to expect when I downloaded and started listening … 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: Seeing Things and Hearing Voices (That are Really There)

Ten Days in a Madhouse By Nellie Bly Published by Librivox.org Read by Alys AtteWater   The Book: Nellie Bly (aka Elizabeth Jane Cochraine Seaman) has always been an interesting person to me. She was a journalist who gained notoriety … Continue reading

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