Category: Book Review

Dec 21

Review: Hot Time in the Old Town

Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt by Edward P. Kohn This was the worst sort of book–not good enough that I really enjoyed reading it, but not bad enough to take it to the library without finishing it. I am not the right …

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Dec 11

Review: Robert Ballard’s Lusitania

Exploring the Lusitania: Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking That Changed History by Robert D. Ballard Ever have a piece of grade A prime beef made into a passable hamburger? Yeah, that’s what this book was like. I wanted it to be fantastic. I have a morbid obsession with maritime tragedies, and the late 19th/early …

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