That Jackson got all these people to work together against the British in a time of great uncertainty for a new nation is probably the real miracle.
If there's anything we here at MojoFiction know about American history, it's that it happened sometime prior to today, probably in the past, where times were simpler yet somehow harder, you had to walk uphill both ways, and the East India Company's new batch of Chai Tea was so overly spiced and undrinkable that a... Continue Reading →
Astoria, by Peter Stark. Subtitle: Astor and Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire - A Tale of Ambition and Survival on the Early America Frontier. If there's anything a lengthy subtitle teaches us, it's that the book is probably non-fiction. Astoria is no exception. But I like history, and in this age of every American politician claiming to know... Continue Reading →