"19th-century Europe--from Turin to Prague to Paris--abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. In Italy, republicans strangle priests with their own intestines. In France, during the Paris Commune, people eat...
"An exceptionally well written book about a subject that focused the attention of many in the 1960’s. Readable, incisive, precise and written with a kind of precision of someone who was there (he wasn’t.) Many of those of us who were alive at the t..."
As Charles Fishman brings vibrantly to life in this delightful narrative, water runs the world in a host of awe-inspiring ways. Here, he explains how a water scarcity crisis can affect the way we think about, use, and understand water.