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Whoever said history was boring obviously wasn’t paying attention. Each week, join Katie Charlwood, history harlot and reader of books, as she delves into the people, places and events that make history a bit more interesting!

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Whoever said history was boring obviously wasn’t paying attention. Each week, join Katie Charlwood, history harlot and reader of books, as she delves into the people, places and events that make history a bit more interesting!

    Sir Isaac Newton - Ace of Reason

    Sir Isaac Newton - Ace of Reason

    Starting off Pride month with an Ace historical figure! There is so little ace/aroace representation out there from history to even now, I wanted to ensure we start Pride right, sharing the sometimes batty life of Sir Isaac Newton. If you only know him as the man who discovered gravity, oh there is so much more and it is brilliant!

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    Great Race of Mercy

    Great Race of Mercy

    What's this? A good news story from history??? Officially referred to as the 1925 Nome Serum Run, the Great Race of Mercy was an Alaskan dogsled relay that quite literally saved an entire village of children suffering from diphtheria. Yes, yes, we know about Balto, but this story is so much wilder than the cartoon entails, I assure you. Also... Justice for Togo!!!

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    Barbara Palmer - The Royal Whore

    Barbara Palmer - The Royal Whore

    Barbara Palmer, Lady Castlemaine, Duchess of Cleveland, King's Whore and Curse of the Nation... Barb went by many names, but actions speak more than words and she had plenty to say. One of the most famous mistresses of King Charles II, Barbara Palmer knew how to steal a scene and wrap the king around her finger...til she couldn't.
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    All Aboard the Sex Raft

    All Aboard the Sex Raft

    It's 1973 and Dr Santiago Genovés, an anthropologist with theory that women's ovulation holds the key to world peace, has a plan to remove conflict from the globe. His bright idea to stop all wars revolves around bringing 10 sexy strangers on a raft and getting hem angry and/or horny. So buckle up delicious friends and let's jump aboard the sex raft!

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    Mary Toft - The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits

    Mary Toft - The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits

    The tale of Mary Toft is a curious one, not because of the event portrayed over the years. Mary Toft was an illiterate, impoverished woman involved in one of the biggest hoaxes in the 18th Century hoodwinking the general public, doctors, surgeons and even King George himself. It's an extraordinary story, one that paints Mary as the villain, but the truth is so much darker, join Katie as she discusses the curious case of Mary Toft.

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    The Sausage Factory Murder of Chicago

    The Sausage Factory Murder of Chicago

    It’s historical true crime time! Louisa Luetgert went missing in May 1897, her husband - the Sausage King of Chicago claims that his beloved wife ran off with another man when she discovered that he was in debt. It wasn't until 6 days after her swift disappearance that what happened to Louisa was discovered, when officers dared to search the disused sausage factory...
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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
533 Ratings

533 Ratings

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I love history but lots of books on it are a bit dry and not entertaining. I love how Katie explains everything; it's like listening to a friend tell you a great story! I've learned so much already.

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Sir Issac Newton

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