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Book Review: ‘Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History’ by Paul Schneider

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A history of the Mississippi larded with interesting tales and people. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘The World Wars’

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'The World Wars' mini-series has just been released to Blu-ray, and offers a unique and compelling look at the events of 1914 to 1945. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Ballroom’ by Alice Simpson

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If you enjoy music and dance, and are intrigued by people and their behaviors you will find this work to be immensely satisfying. Read More »

Card Game Review: ChronoSphere

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This game of historical trivia is really all about the bluffing. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons’ by Sam Kean

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Even if you really find the brain to be the most boring subject you could read about, this book should still appeal to you. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Lion’s Gate’ by Steven Pressfield

Book Review The Lions Gate by Steven Pressfield

An excellent book which will give the reader much needed background and stories about the war Read More »

Book Review: ‘Delphi: A History of the Center of the Ancient World’ by Michael Scott

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Blending ancient stories and modern discoveries; readable but scholarly. Read More »

Book Review: ‘No Good Men Among the Living’ by Anand Gopal

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Journalist examines how the "us vs. them" approach toward the war on terrorism led the U.S. astray in Afghanistan Read More »

TV Review: ‘Vikings’ – ‘The Lord’s Prayer’

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Vikings has some twisty writing in the danger-at-home storyline of the season finale. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Imagine There’s No Heaven’ by Mitchell Stephens

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The author examines the often overlooked role of atheism in the history of Western civilization. Read More »