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The Lincolns by Daniel Mark Epstein
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The Loyal Son by Daniel Mark Epstein
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Quite interesting, but rather sad. In all my previous reading of many books about Ben Franklin and the Revolution all I had ever learned was Ben had an illegitimate son who became Governor of NJ and fled the country when the British were defeated.
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Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff
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When the Trump Administration sued to block publication I waited since if was not really true I didn't want to waste time reading it. In time it became obvious it all was true because no action could be taken to block it.
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Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff
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When the Trump Administration sued to block publication I waited since if was not really true I didn't want to waste time reading it. In time it became obvious it all was true because no action could be taken to block it.
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A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman
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I have read a lot of historical fiction set in the middle ages, but until recently no real history. A while ago I read "The Year 1000" which made the main point that almost nothing is really known about the period. It is known, however, that it was a ...more
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A Briefer History of Time by Stephen Hawking
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A compact little review of the history of physics up to about 15 years ago. The main fault is spending a lot of space on string theory which has now fallen out of favor.
Quite accessible for the general reader with an interest in science.
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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space by Janna Levin
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I got this book in response to my request for books about the science of gravity waves.
It turned out this book is not about the science of gravity waves, but rather it is about the people involved in projects to develop instruments to detect gravity
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