Tag Archives: History

The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Amy B.    July 11, 2017    Comments Off on The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

In the early part of the last century, the luminescence of the newly-discovered element radium was used to make watch dials glow in the dark.  Companies in New Jersey and Illinois hired young women by the dozens to paint the …

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

Debbie    May 22, 2017    Comments Off on Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

Bestselling author of The Lost City of Z, David Grann has turned his considerable detective skills to Osage Indians and the reign of terror in Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI. Little …