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Marking Time by Duncan Steel

The full title of this book is Marking Time:  The Epic Quest to Invent the Perfect Calendar. Have you ever wondered how we arrived our current calendar?  Not just why the months were named, but why we have 12 months, and … Continue reading

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Dancing In The Glory Of Monsters by Jason Stearns

This work of non-fiction is an attempt to dissect the wars and chaos that became the Congo post 1996.  There are no simple answers.  Multiple variables from wars spilling over from neighboring countries to political corruption play a part.  And … Continue reading

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The Borgias: The Hidden History by G. J. Meyer

All we ever seem to hear about the Borgia family are the perpetuated untruths established years ago.  After reading a work of historical fiction (which portrays this family in typical notorious fashion), it was refreshing to read G.J. Meyer’s work: … Continue reading

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