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Thecuriousmanspodcast

Aug 6, 2020

Matt Crawford speaks with author James Carter about his book Champions Day. A book that took me out of my comfort zone, this was a phenomenal story that I'm glad I found. A snapshot of a day's events in Shanghai, Champions Day was a horseracing event that brought all. What makes this book hard to put down is the fact...


Aug 4, 2020

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with author Eric Jay Dolin about his book A Furious Sky. This is a comprehensive history of America's Hurricanes and their aftermath. Dolin gives us the macro view of what makes hurricanes and their history but also brings us down to the personal level, recounting heart-wrenching...


Jul 28, 2020

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with Dr. Heather Ann Thompson about her Pulitzer Prize winning book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. This is one of the most impactful books I have read in a long time, Blood in the Water stick with you for good. It is hard to understand how...


Jul 16, 2020

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with Arianna Neuman about her book When Time Stopped. This is the powerful and emotional story of Arianna's family and what they did to survive Nazi occupation in Prague. This is also a detective story because this was a history that was hidden from Arianna growing up. Arianna grows...


Jul 9, 2020

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with author Jonathan Horn about his book Washington's End. Most of us think we know all we need to regarding our first president. However, a chapter of Washington's life has been excluded from most history books and left us in the dark regarding his "retirement." Jonathan Horn is the...