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What Karl's reading

After three years preparing The Triumph of William McKinley by reading very little but books, letters, articles and newspapers from the Gilded Age, I’m trying to get back into my regular routine, which I’ll chronicle here with an occasional review of what I’ve read.

This is a fun volume on an often-over looked presidential contest. 

Once again, the English historian and biographer has written a slim, brilliant volume on a man who moved history.

When it came out in 1979, I read Morris’s THE RISE OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT in nearly one gulp.

Not as action-packed as the movie starring Will Smith, but a deeper and more interesting exploration of the moral dilemmas, practical challenges, and major changes that human reliance on robots would bring...


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