Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945 (Max Hastings)

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May 292017
 

There’s tons of WWII “overview” histories.  Hastings’ contribution distinguishes itself in its focus on civilians and soldiers: a zoomed-in, on-the-ground look at the war and how it affected those it touched (as opposed to histories discussing grand strategy and the men who framed it).  A damned fine book.

https://www.amazon.com/Inferno-World-at-War-1939-1945/dp/0307475530

Genius (2017)

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May 292017
 

National Geographic channel’s biographical series about Albert Einstein.  It’s very good (relatively speaking).

Colossal (2017)

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May 282017
 

This is a weird movie.  Kinda liked it, then kinda didn’t, then kinda did.  It’s… weird.

The Mountain Goats “Rain in Soho”

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May 262017
 

Featuring 16 members of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra Chorus.

How awesome is this? Members of the Nashville Symphony Chorus are featured on the Mountain Goats’ new album, Goths, due…

Posted by Nashville Symphony on Thursday, February 23, 2017