“The Radium Girls” by Kate Moore is a cautionary tale from the early days of industrialization. After the Curies discovered radium, jobs for working with the new substance were much coveted—until the workers began to fall mysteriously ill. “The Great Halifax Explosion” by John Grant Bacon provides a tick-tock account of the fateful decisions that led to of one of the world’s most deadly industrial accidents: a munitions explosion that leveled Halifax, Nova Scotia. “Ghosts of the Tsunami” by Richard Lloyd Parry presents stories of life and death in Japan’s nuclear disaster zone. Nomadland shdeds light on a new generation of retirees: in debt and short on funds, they are they have hitting the road in astonishing numbers, traveling from job to job as “workcampers.”
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