ONE LONG NIGHT, by Andrea Pitzer (2017, Little Brown). This text by Andrea Pitzer, in addition to a quite good four – hundred – plus page survey of detention and concentrations camps and their systems and concepts behind them, is a brief condensation of what would be found in, or should be found in large […]Read more "ANOTHER REASON FOR THE NOVEL “NIGHT”."
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THE TREE, BY JOHN ROBERT FOWLES (1979, 2010, Harper Collins Books) In one of his last narratives before his passing in 2005, John Fowles, in addition to other great and highly readable works starting with The Collector (1963), The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1969), and then others since then, and still selling through the current […]Read more "JOHN ROBERT FOWLES (d. 2005) : Humanism as “Childism”."
Mitla Pass, by Leon Uris (1988, Doubleday Books) This great novel starts out with the unscripted plans of the Israelis for the 1956 Sinai Peninsula conflict with the Egyptian armies as supported by an air corps of volunteer pilots, etc., from places like Poland and Czechoslovakia that were supposed to be good proving grounds for […]Read more "The Israel of Moshe Dayan."
STALIN AND THE BOMB: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy, 1939 – 1956, by David Holloway (Yale University Press, 1994) To compare texts, though narrator here is not regularly in that business, the only text I have read that is in parallel with this one in the quality of review of the soviet nuclear science […]Read more "Symmetry in Nature — Soviet Nuclear Weapons and the 20th Century."
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THE SECOND MACHINE AGE, by Erik Brynjolffson and Andrew Mcafee (W.W. Norton, 2014.) See also : http://www.secondmachineage.com It is interesting that books about technology are always around for a while and then typically are relegated to shelves in libraries, though I got a recent recommendation, source un – remembered but it might be written […]Read more "Innovation, Creativity, AI, … ."