A Brilliant Night Of Stars And Ice | Rebecca Connolly | Book Review

A Brilliant Night of Stars and Ice tells the story of what happened on April 12, 1912 from the perspective of the ship and crew who came to the aid of Titanic. The RMS Carpathia was traveling east bound from New York to Liverpool when it received the distress call from the sinking ship. CaptainContinue reading “A Brilliant Night Of Stars And Ice | Rebecca Connolly | Book Review”

Titanic: A Survivor’s Story | Colonel Archibald Gracie | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to Titanic: A Survivor’s Story? Colonel Archibald Gracie was a passenger aboard Titanic when it hit the iceberg and sank on April 15th, 1912. Titanic: A Survivor’s Story is his first hand account of what happened during those final hours. When I came across this audiobook, I thought it would beContinue reading “Titanic: A Survivor’s Story | Colonel Archibald Gracie | Audiobook Review”

Why The Titanic Was Doomed | Bryan Jackson | Book Review

Why The Titanic Was Doomed is a critical evaluation of the reason(s) why Titanic met the fate that it did in April 15th, 1912. If you ask someone why the Titanic sank, more times than not you will be told it was because of an iceberg. While this is true,researcher Bryan Jackson argues that thereContinue reading “Why The Titanic Was Doomed | Bryan Jackson | Book Review”

Saturday Movie Review: Titanic Mini Series

Titanic was a made for television mini series that was released one year prior to James Cameron’s blockbuster of the same name. The mini series starred Peter Gallagher, Catherine Zeta Jones, George C. Scott, Eva Marie Saint, Tim Curry and Marilu Henner amongst other talented actors and actresses. There are multiple storylines going on aboardContinue reading “Saturday Movie Review: Titanic Mini Series”

Titanic Day by Day: 366 Days With The Titanic | Simon Medhurst | Book Review

I have an annual tradition of reading something Titanic related during the week of April 15th. I do read things at other times as well but this particular week is just special. This year marks the 110th anniversary of the Titanic sinking on that early morning of April 15th, 1912. To honor this date, authorContinue reading “Titanic Day by Day: 366 Days With The Titanic | Simon Medhurst | Book Review”

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