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
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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
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
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