Review of Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes

In Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes, Tamim Ansary describes a historical narrative of the world from Islamic eyes, from the time of Mohammed to the fall of the Ottoman Empire and its effects on the modern day Middle Eastern socio-political landscape. If you’re reading this review, there’s a good chance your narrative… Read more Review of Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes

Beer, Wine, Spirits, Coffee, Tea, and Coca Cola: A History of the World in 6 Glasses

Egyptian slaves were paid in mead. The wine trade spread Greek (and later Roman) culture throughout the known world. Spirits drove the Age of Exploration, including the slave trade into the New World. Coffee fueled the Age of Reason and revolutionary thought. The tea trade shaped British policy at its height. Coca Cola is arguably the symbol… Read more Beer, Wine, Spirits, Coffee, Tea, and Coca Cola: A History of the World in 6 Glasses

Recent Book Purchases

Just put an order in with Amazon for a few books. Wanted to know if any readers have read any of these, and if so, what did you think? Story: Substance, Structure, Style and The Principles of Screenwriting by Robert Mckee The Iliad and The Odyssey Robert Fagles Translation The Aeneid Robert Fagles Translation All… Read more Recent Book Purchases