Reviews and Blog Posts: disasters

Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania

by Erik Larson

Reviewer Rating:
4

Erik Larson is known for his books on historical topics such as Devil in the White City or In the Garden of the Beasts where the subject is a little under the radar. Dead Wake is about the sinking of the Luisiatania which is probably a better known moment of...

Odds against tomorrow

by Nathaniel Rich

Reviewer Rating:
4

Mitchell Zukor thinks about disaster for a living. A mathematical and imaginative genius, he is head hunted away from actuarial work in order to construct scenarios for Future World, a New York City startup. Future World's promise--we will tell you about every possible catastrophe--from nuclear attack to ecological disaster--and since...

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