Voices From Chernobyl by Svetlana Alexievich | Book Review

I have an ongoing project to read books by all the Nobel Prize winning authors. Svetlana Alexievich won the prize in 2015 and I chose Voices From Chernobyl as my introduction to her although I am not sure if it gives me a real grasp of her writing because the subject matter is so haunting,…

The Birth Of China

It’s the beginning of 1949. Harry Truman is President and two pressing international issues are in his docket. While the United States has long had a monopoly on nuclear research and has taken steps to have the UN regulate any further nuclear development, the Soviet Union has rejected that proposal and continues to work on…