Daily Archives: September 1, 2016

Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: 10,000 Maniacs

They started as a band in 1981 and started writing their own music because they got tired of playing only covers, but throughout their career they have been known as particularly skilled interpreters of the songs of others. They are … Continue reading

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Book Review: New Found Lands

New Found Lands:  Maps In The History Of Exploration, by Peter Whitfield This book would have been good enough had it merely contained old maps and a discussion of the strange and uncertain progress of cartography over the centuries [1], … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crossroads Of War

Crossroads Of War:  A Historical Atlas Of The Middle East, by Ian Barnes with Malise Ruthven In many ways, this is an excellent historical atlas, coming from someone who enjoys reading them [1].  The scope of the book is broad, … Continue reading

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