“Isaac’s Storm” by Erik Larson Review

Isaac's Storm Author: Erik Larson Released:  1999 Isaac's Storm is a non-fiction book about a hurricane that struck Galveston, Texas in 1900 and killed more than 6,000 people. The style of the book reads much more like fiction than non-fiction however, as Larson frames the event primarily through first person accounts. With that description I'd imagine... Continue Reading →

“Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World” by David Epstein Review

Range:  Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World Author:  David Epstein Released: 2019 I picked up David Epstein's Range after hearing him on the Bill Simmons Podcast discussing a very interesting concept. Essentially, there were two sport narratives compared featuring tons of anecdotal and scientific studies and then expanded to apply to all walks of life. The... Continue Reading →

“Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President” by Candice Millard

Destiny of the Republic:  A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President Author:  Candice Millard  Released:  2011 Destiny of the Republic is a fascinating book about the assassination of James Garfield. In addition to the assassination, it gives biographical information about James Garfield, as well as Charles Guiteau the man who killed him.... Continue Reading →

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