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One Summer

America, 1927

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.

The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21, 1927, Charles Lindbergh became the first man to cross the Atlantic by plane nonstop, and when he landed in Le Bourget airfield near Paris, he ignited an explosion of worldwide rapture and instantly became the most famous person on the planet. Meanwhile, the titanically talented Babe Ruth was beginning his assault on the...
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Tom TerryWow, I didn't know this! What an unbelievable accomplishment this was. Something so common nowadays was a huge endeavor in the 1927. BTW, a GREAT BOOK about this and other stories read: One Summer (in 1927) by Bill Bryson. Fantastic. (Source)

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Jazz Bashara is a criminal.

Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent.

Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down. But pulling off the impossible is just the start of her problems, as she learns that she's stepped square into a conspiracy for...

Max LevchinA very fun read that I would classify as part of the guilty pleasure section of my personal library. (Source)

Tom TerryGoing to be so cool when we return soon! Although fiction, a great book to read about what life might be like in the future on the moon is #Artemis by Andy Weir of #TheMartian. (Source)

Cat Williams-TreloarI loved the Hugh Howey "Silo" trilogy. An epic science fiction story about the above ground world coming to an end and the remaining society living underground in Wool Silos. Makes me shiver thinking about what could happen in the future. It's an intense set. More recently, "Artemis" by Andy Weir will give you the same feeling but in Space. (Source)

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