Monthly Archives: October 2014

  1. Von Drehle, David. TRIANGLE: THE FIRE THAT CHANGED AMERICA

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    October 23, 2014 by ethelfritha

    The more I read, the happier I am to live when I do. The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911, the …
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  2. Wagner, E.J. THE SCIENCE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

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    October 17, 2014 by ethelfritha

    Contrary to what you might imagine, this is less an exposition of Conan Doyle’s stories than an entertaining, effective snapshot of …
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  3. Noesner, Gary. STALLING FOR TIME: MY LIFE AS AN FBI HOSTAGE NEGOTIATOR

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    October 13, 2014 by ethelfritha

    Forget forensic pathology. Hostage negotiation has just jumped to the top of my list of “jobs I want the least.” …
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  4. Mayor, Adrienne. GREEK FIRE, POISON ARROWS, AND SCORPION BOMBS

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    October 8, 2014 by ethelfritha

    It is tempting to suppose, in the breathless wake of the 24-hour news cycle, that we the living are the …
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  5. Cowley, Robert, ed. WHAT IF 2: EMINENT HISTORIANS IMAGINE WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN

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    October 6, 2014 by ethelfritha

    I got ahold of a speculative history novel once without knowing it was speculative history and made it a fourth …
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  6. Baden, Michael, and Roach, Marion. DEAD RECKONING: THE NEW SCIENCE OF CATCHING KILLERS

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    October 1, 2014 by ethelfritha

    This is a book about what dead bodies can tell us about how they were killed. Under no circumstances should …
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