Tag Archives: Nonfiction

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: 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: I stand by “Forty-two!”

Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity By Carlo Rovelli Translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre Published by Penguin Audio Read by Roy McMillan   The Book: I like reading books on Cosmology and the … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Going in Circles!

Around the World in Seventy-Two Days By Nellie Bly Published by Librivox.org Read by Mary Reagan   The Book: After enjoying Ten Days in a Mad House, much to my surprise, I found I was interested in reading Nellie Bly’s … 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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