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Everybody's talkin' at me...

I sat through nearly two days of interviews this week. And, as so often, was amazed by how much people like to talk – and what they shared! 78 more words


Book Corner – May 2017 (1)

Alexander Hamilton – Ron Chernow

This is a tome of a book and not one for the faint-hearted. At times it is heavy going – for a non-American the detailed analysis of Hamilton’s Federalist papers which played a major part in defining the constitutional arrangements that define the workings of the government in the States to this day almost persuaded me to give the book up. 558 more words


White Trash. The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America. (Isenberg)

I’m not sure why the title has periods; I just noticed that. This is, as you may know, one of the books that is somehow supposed to explain the fiasco that was our most recent Presidential election. 157 more words


Theodosia Is Calling

From time to time, I will mention a current book I am reading, especially if I am enjoying it, and recomend it to my “tribe.” 142 more words

Can't Get Enough Hamilton

Who doesn’t love this guy? Besides Aaron Burr. Which brings me to this book I read: Duel with the Devil by Paul Collins.

The subtitle here is: The true story of how Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr teamed up to take on American’s first sensational murder mystery. 258 more words

Book Review

The Immigration-Obsessed, Polarized, Garbage-Fire Election of 1800

A. Roger Ekirch | American Sanctuary: Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution | Pantheon | February 2017 | 33 minutes (8,149 words) 8,387 more words