1968: The Year that Rocked the World

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A masterful chronicle of a year when the world was living dangerously and everybody's hair was afire.Doing what he does best, Kurlansky (Salt, 2002, etc.) brings a descriptive glow to his subject, holding it up to the light and turning it in his hands. Kurlansky is not so much concerned with exegesis as narrative scope, though he's also happy to wade among the knots, thorns, and bafflements of ... Read full review

Review: 1968: The Year That Rocked the World

Editorial Review - - Jesse Kornbluth

It takes a brave publisher to commission a book about 1968. One reason: It's a year many think they know all about it's the quintessential Baby Boomer landmark, with America's first cohort of postwar kids graduating from college in a year marked by two assassinations (Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr.), wild politics (the Democratic Convention in Chicago, the election of Nixon) and enough ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dave Biggus - Goodreads

I only had an inkling as to what a pivotal year 1968 was before this book. It seemed like the whole planet had an almost coincidental revolution. Viet Nam was a big part of it, but the conflicts ... Read full review

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