Enemy of All Mankind

Cover of Enemy of all Mankind by Steven Johnson

Enemy of All Mankind by Steven Johnson is a fantastic adventure. Pirates with their tremendous violence and weird shipboard egalitarianism, mixed with the very beginnings of globalism and multi-national corporations. The read is easy and enjoyable and did that thing I love which is unlocked a desire to read more history — of the time in which the book is set, of Red Sea pirates, of India, of British tea corporations.

Other perspectives:

  1. James Hill for the Washington Post
  2. Casey Corthron for the San Francisco Book Review

Logistics: I checked out the audiobook from the Oakland Public Library. I listened to this book, walking the streets of Berkeley, Emeryville, and Oakland. Book 08 finished 19 February.

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