There is a steady ratcheting up of tension as the US President tries to stop the erroneous sending of bombers to hit Moscow kicking off nuclear armageddon. … Read the full post »
American author Eugene Burdick was a best-seller in his time with books about politics, data and nuclear war. Despite his themes still being very resonant today, his work his curiously forgotten.
Other than all featuring in multiple places on my bookshelves at home, what brings the three of them together? … Read the full post »
1987 used to be a pivotal election, frequently referenced. Yet despite its relevance for 2015, it’s been forgotten. … Read the full post »
Despite its age, still a useful primer on the basics of polling – and with lots of detail to entertain political geeks. … Read the full post »
Continuing Anthony Price’s pattern of rotating around the character through whose eyes the story is told, this time it’s back to Jack Butler. … Read the full post »
Eugene Burdick died tragically young, but why have his books about politics been forgotten? … Read the full post »