I’ve read many books about the space program, but Mr. Kluger managed to weave the personal stories of the astronauts (especially the Commander Frank Borman), along with technical details and geopolitical influences
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The book should be required reading in medical school and for those who create policy.
A sometimes fascinating, sometimes frightening book telling how our medical records are used to analysis and profit
About: The Nazi Hunters by Andrew Nagorski is a non-fiction book which tells of the people who took it upon themselves to bring former to Nazis to justice. Mr. Nagorski was an editor for Newsweek and is an award wining journalist and author. 416 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster Language: English ISBN-10: 1476771863 My rating […]
Mr. Spielberg’s Jewish story is very insightful and the author is obviously very interested in his journey as a proud Jew and a genius film maker
There is an interesting commentary on just how Lionel Giles, the translator, chose to translate each line of text. The classical Chinese language is very dense and many of Sun Tzu’s passages have unclear meaning
The big twist in the book comes from the characters’ actions, not a major plot twist as in many novels
This rich adventure novel has memorable characters and an epic story.
I truly enjoyed Ms. Mantel’s writing, it is sharp, distinct and lively.
If you are a fan of the early space program, or just that of the human condition, this book is for you.