Review: The Daily Show Presents: Earth (The Audio Book)

Earth (The Audiobook): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race by Jon StewartMy rating: 1 of 5 stars **Audio Book Review** While the rest of the cast did a superb job, if he's going to keep doing these, someone needs to teach Jon how to sparkle on audio as much as he does when he … Continue reading Review: The Daily Show Presents: Earth (The Audio Book)

Review: The Daily Show Presents America (The Book), The Audio Book.

America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon StewartMy rating: 2 of 5 stars **Review for Audio Book** What a disappointment! That this book is credited with audio awards is proof that those awards are decided on the text and the celebrity of the reader, not the audio elements. I don't know … Continue reading Review: The Daily Show Presents America (The Book), The Audio Book.

Review: Disney War, by James B. Stewart, narrated by Patrick Lawlor

Disneywar by James B. Stewart My rating: 2 of 5 stars I listened to this on audiobook, so I'll discuss the content and the production separately. Content: Maybe it's because I'm a trained historian, but I found myself mumbling, sometimes shouting at my kindle: "according to who?" "says who?" "you can't know that was what … Continue reading Review: Disney War, by James B. Stewart, narrated by Patrick Lawlor

Review: It was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences

It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences by June Casagrande My rating: 2 of 5 stars I was expecting something different from this book. The back of book blurbs used phrases like "wickedly funny" and "you'll laugh all the way to writing better" (the former is a sentence, I know,) … Continue reading Review: It was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences

Review: Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack WeatherfordMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Utterly engrossing, and filled with information we should all know to combat all of the disinformation about Genghis Khan and the Mongolian Empire which still passes for common knowledge. I honestly believe that this book should be a … Continue reading Review: Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World