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Op. Ed: Trinity Test Anniversary

July 16th will mark the 75th anniversary of the first atomic test, known as Trinity. The day is rightly known as the day the world changed forever, entering into the “nuclear age.” The Trinity test was the result of an extraordinary number of characters, circumstances, and scientific principles that came together like pieces of an…

July 16th Trinity Test Birthday: New Content for Book Clubs

July 16th will mark the 75th anniversary of the first atomic test, known as Trinity. The day is rightly known as the day the world changed forever, entering into the “nuclear age.”

If Martinis aren’t the drink for you, try “The Manhattan Project.”

• 2 ½ oz Santa Fe Spirits’ Silver Coyote Whisky – hard to get outside New Mexico, so substitute your favorite rye or bourbon • ½ oz sweet vermouth  • ½ oz Chartreuse • 2 dashes bitters (Angostura is the tradition)  Stir for 30 seconds with ice, strain into 2 chilled cocktail glasses. Garnish with a maraschino cherry – a…

Oppenheimer’s Legendary Martini or “The Manhattan Project”

J. Robert Oppenheimer was said to have existed on “martinis, coffee, and cigarettes” when he was directing the Allies efforts to build the bomb in World War Two. Many crucial formulas were scrawled on cocktail napkins by the leading scientists of the Manhattan Project during Oppie’s nightly martini parties at his house on Bathtub Row.

New for Book Clubs: Virtual appearances and downloads

You need a mention in the first words what this news is. I’m thrilled to have a new section on the website designed and built specifically for book clubs. Downloads for bookclubs and book-a-virtual appearance. There is nothing I love more than talking with Book Clubs about Hannah’s War; the dynamic engagement with readers bring the characters, the story, and the themes of Hannah’s War to life. I have done many Virtual Q and A’s with Book Clubs on Zoom and Skype; the conversations are inspiring and enthralling for both writer and readers. Find out more on the new Book Club page!

5/13: Join Jan Eliasberg and Martha Hall Kelly on Facebook Live!

Tune in at 4:00 PM EST/ 1:00 PM PST on Martha Hall Kelly’s Facebook Page to join the discussion.

About Hannah's War

Award-winning filmmaker Jan Eliasberg’s HANNAH’S WAR, for readers of The Nightingale and The Alice Network, a thrilling historical debut about a female scientist working to develop the first atomic bomb during World War II, and the young military investigator determined to uncover her secret past.

Publication: March 3, 2020


“A GRIPPING TRUE STORY LONG OVERDUE TO BE TOLD”

“I flew through Hannah’s War, a gripping true story long overdue to be told, of a brilliant woman physicist working to develop the first atomic bomb and the secret she fights to protect.”
Martha Hall Kelly (THE LILAC GIRLS; LOST ROSES)


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