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DanglingConversations moved a title to their In progress shelf Jul 17 2019
Prepare for a different kind of singularity in Peter Watts' Echopraxia, the follow-up to the Hugo-nominated novel Blindsight It's the eve of the twenty-second century: a world where the dearly departed send postcards back from Heaven and...
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DanglingConversations made a comment Jul 16 2019
"I knew very little about this historical event. The beginning of the book is slow but the need for the technical background becomes apparent as the story progresses. As others have mentioned, I am not sure why President's Wilson's love life took ..." Permalink
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Jul 16 2019
"March 29 2015 Erik Larson knows how to transform history into a compelling story. Thanks to his extensive research and inclusion of first-hand accounts, personal letters and diaries, the reader is transported back in time and boards the Lusitani..." Permalink
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jeff1885
Jul 16 2019
"It gives you a "game board" style lay out, and then adds the political angle of the time between all the players of WWI. It also introduces you to Room 40. What is room 40? Can't tell you. read it and find out." Permalink
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DanglingConversations moved a title to their Completed shelf Jul 16 2019
Larson presents a 100th-anniversary chronicle of the sinking of the Lusitania. He discusses the factors that led to the tragedy, and the contributions of such figures as President Wilson, bookseller Charles Lauriat and architect Theodate Pope...
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