True Crime, Journalism; Continent: North America

Yes, there’s a murder, and it’s a pretty sick one. But Guldensuppe’s death figures into author Paul Collins’ book mainly so he can talk about journalism on the threshold on the twentieth century. Am I losing you with the whole “condition of journalism” theme? If so, than you’re underestimating Collins’ ability to create a stunning narrative from his many hours of research.

Book 7; Continents: North America, Asia, Europe

Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World by Matthew Goodman 480 pages (approximately 384 pages before Acknowledgements and Notes) Choose this book’s engaging travel competition story for your bus or light rail commute The hopeful spirit of the Victorian age lived in New York City of the 1880s. Jules Verne’s […]