About the Author
Richard F. Burton (1821–1890) was a British explorer, writer, soldier, linguist, poet, and diplomat. He was a prolific and erudite author and wrote numerous books and scholarly articles about such subjects as human behavior, travel, fencing, sexual practices, and ethnography.
Kevin Foley has over thirty years' experience in radio and television broadcasting, commercial voice-overs, and audiobook narration. He has recorded over 150 audiobooks, and he won an Earphones Award from AudioFile
magazine for his narration of Cognitive Surplus
by Clay Shirky.