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The Making of the Atomic Bomb
Starting with the development of scientific models of the atom, this book covers the scientists' lives, nuclear physics, and the history and politics of World War 2 and the Cold War arms race. Won the Pulitzer Prize.
Excellent book, really thorough and totally absorbing. Although it looks like I have only read one book in the last 3 months, this is partly because I re-read a couple - Bill Bryson's 'At Home', and the Gossamer Albatross book. Still quite a low rate though :(
Score: 8
Published: 1986
Read: February 16th 2013