Because Hannah Weiss is Austrian, as is her colleague at Los Alamos, Peter Reichl), I put together a menu of Austrian dishes, the kinds of Austrian specialties that might invoke happy memories of the old world and better times.

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Edith Warner lived in a little house beside Otawi Bridge. During the Manhattan Project years, she operated a small tearoom in her home, always frequented by Los Alamos scientists. Oppenheimer recognized that his research and project teams needed to feel appreciated…and well-fed. He arranged for Edith to have access to otherwise-rationed supplies; she was given…

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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…

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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.

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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!

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an Eliasberg introduces free downloads and tools for book clubs to connect with her and her book, Hannah’s War.

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.

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