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Review: Ed Asner releases witty new book ‘The Grouchy Historian’ (Includes first-hand account)

He co-wrote this book with Ed. Weinberger. It is well-written, enlightening, well-researched (with facts that are food for thought) and it’s easy to read, where one can finish in two or three sittings; moreover, it is a candid discussion about our Founding Fathers, and great to see it interpreted by one of the finest actors of our generation: Mr. Asner, who is known for his starring role as Lou Grant in the Mary Tyler Moore Show and Lou Grant.

The Verdict

Overall, Mr. Asner’s book is entertaining, informative, witty and clever. He holds nothing back. It will make one wish that Asner was their high school Social Studies teacher. Asner and Ed. Weinberger did a superb job writing it, and the book will certainly strike a chord with their readers. There is something in it for everybody, especially anybody interested in learning about more the U.S. Constitution, and this book is highly recommended for all to read. The Grouchy Historian garners an A rating.

 The Grouchy Historian  by Ed Asner

‘The Grouchy Historian’ by Ed Asner
‘The Grouchy Historian’ cover art

The Grouchy Historian is available on Amazon by clicking here.

Read More: Digital Journal chatted with Ed Asner about his new book The Grouchy Historian, and his show “A Man and His Prostate.”

Written By

Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 17,000 original articles over the past 16 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a six-time consecutive "Best of Long Island" winner, and in the past three years, he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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