World Leaders & Thinkers “In Their Own Words

Here is where you can experience the vast wisdom and knowledge of geniuses as interviewed by Dr. Alvin Augustus Jones. Listen to them in their own words as they share their expertise. This experience will give you strength for your journey and food for thought. Please feel free to browse the interviews listing by clicking it. Some audio and video is in Windows Media Format. To download a free Windows Media Player, click the link below. Thanks for stopping by.

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Swimming With Warlords: A Dozen-Year Journey Across The Afghan War By Kevin Sites chats with Dr. Alvin

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The Return Of George Washington 1783-1789 By Edward Larson chats with Dr. Alvin

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In this groundbreaking new look at our first citizen, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Edward J. Larson masterfully chronicles how George Washington saved the United States by coming out of retirement four years after the War of Independence to lead a country on the brink of dissolution and secure its future. Though the period between the Revolution and the Presidency has previously been neglected in studies of Washington’s life, Larson’s striking reassessment shows that Washington’s greatness in fact rests on these years—1783 to 1789—and rightfully elevates our foremost Founding Father’s “forgotten years” to a central place […]

Crooked River By Valerie Geary

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Full of emotion and suspense, Crooked River is an inventive and atmospheric story about family and friendship, good and evil, secrets and lies, grief and forgiveness

Where should I start? With Mom’s funeral? Or a week earlier on the Fourth of July, the day she died? Or should I skip all that stuff and get straight to the part where Ollie and I just wanted to go swimming and pretend our lives were ordinary again, but when we got down to the river we found another dead woman instead?

Still grieving over […]

The Lost Tribe of Coney Island: Headhunters, Luna Park, And The Man Who Pulled Off The Spectacle of the Century By Claire Prentice chats with Dr. Alvin

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The Birds of Pandemonium By Michele Raffin chats with Dr. Alvin

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The first thing to know about this book is that you don’t have to be a species-counting birdwatcher or a professional naturalist to enjoy it. In fact, Michele Raffin’s engaging account of living with and saving exotic endangered species has the power to enthrall and educate even the most resolute stay-at-home urbanites. The Birds of Pandemonium borrows part of its name from Pandemonium Aviaries, the bird conservation group that she founded and where she spends long hours observing, caring for and protecting dozens of endangered species. Her stories about the interactions of these […]

The Promise By Beth Wiseman chats with Dr. Alvin

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Mallory Hammond is determined that no one will stand in the way of her goal—to save a life. She had that chance years ago, and she failed to take it, leaving her adrift and in search of the real meaning of her life. Finally, she meets a man online from a volatile corner of the world who offers her the chance to find that purpose. But she will have to leave everyone she loves behind in order to take it.

Tate Webber has loved Mallory for many years. He understands that Mallory will never be […]

Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good (Mitford Series #10) By Jan Karon chats with Dr. Alvin

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