"This is what Simon Winchester ("Krakatoa," "The Professor and the Madman") does best - take a subject, especially a technical one, and tell the *human story* in a very compelling way. It is History that reads like fiction.
"A very readable and colloquial analysis of two very different musical collaborations - the Ellington Orchestra, and Lennon/ McCarthy. There is a lot to enjoy about the music, and about the working relationships discussed, relationships "desig..."
"Fans of the Poldark series will have a lot to look forward to in the second half of the books - starting with the "Stranger from the Sea," the series moves to a new generation, though the older characters are still present. In this insta..."