The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-line Pioneers by Tom Standage. $8.95. Author: Tom Standage. 256 pages. Publisher: Walker Books; 1st edition (May 26, 2009)
Wells, Fargo & Co. Stagecoach and Train Robberies, 1870-1884: The Corporate Report of 1885 with Additional Facts About the Crimes and Their Perpetrators by James B. Hume. $20.96. Publisher: McFarland; Revised edition (January 26, 2010). 275 pages. Author: James B. Hume
Despite fears of the euro’s future amidst Greece’s economic collapse, author Steven Hill of the New America Foundation argues the United States still has much to learn from Europe’s social and economic policies. We spoke to Hill on our February 12, 2010, show about his book, "Europe’s Promise: Why the European Way Is the Best Hope for an Insecure Age."