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Thecuriousmanspodcast

Jan 14, 2020

In this episode, Matt Crawford speaks to educator and author David Head about his book A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution. This book focuses in on the time between the British surrender at Yorktown and the signing of the Treaty of Paris. What...


Jan 7, 2020

In this episode, Matt Crawford speaks with Professor and bestselling author Barry Strauss about his book Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine. For those who are obsessed with the Roman Empire or those who know nothing about it, this is the book to read. Strauss's choice of Emperor's from different...


Nov 26, 2019

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks to journalist and author Julie Satow about her book The Plaza: The Secret Life of America's Most Famous Hotel. In this thoroughly enjoying read Satow brings The Plaza leaping of the page and into your heart. This book reads like a fiction at times with some unbelievable tales....


Nov 12, 2019

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks to author and educator Kevin Levin about his book Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth. I don't think this book could have come at a more opportune time. This book debunks the myth that African Americans slaves served in the Confederate Army and...


Nov 5, 2019

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks to Author Claudia Rowe about her book The Spider and the Fly. This is an amazing book about a reporters relationship with a serial killer that sparks her own introspection. Rowe is painfully open and honest in this book and while I came for the story of a serial killer I stayed for...