By J. Bradford DeLong (2022)
Pages: 546, Final verdict: Should-read
To most of us, the twentieth century feels both intimately familiar and immensely complex. Two world wars, the emergence and collapse of the Soviet Union, the rise of the CPC in China and multiple economic recessions. It doesn't seem like...
By Paul E. Ceruzzi (2010)
Pages: 445, Final verdict: Great-read
There are currently more than 22 billion computing devices in the world. They
are everywhere, in laptops, smartphones, cars, and are used in all areas of the
economy. But unlike many of the technologies we use today, computers are a...
By Irene Butter (2018)
Pages: 445, Final verdict: Must-read
Like so many Jewish families, the life of the Hasenbergs was shaken as the Nazis
rose to power in Germany. In Shores beyond Shores, Irene Butter walks us, in the
first person, through her family’s terrorizing experience during World War...
By Alfred Lansing (1959)
Pages: 357, Final verdict: Should-read
1914 was an eventful year in history. Escalating tensions in Europe culminated
in the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, setting in motion a series of
events that lead to World War I. At the same time, 2 000 kms away and...