Exploring World War I Books With Nancy Pearl
World War I began 100 years ago this June. A century later, the Great War is still generating interest among scholars, writers and readers.
Steve Scher and librarian Nancy Pearl meet up at the University Bookstore, in front of a display of new and old books about the war to end all wars.
Here's a list of the books mentioned in the interview:
"Five Lieutenants: The Heartbreaking Story of Five Harvard Men Who Led America to Victory in World War I" by James Carl Nelson
"The Great War Seen from the Air: In Flanders Fields, 1914–1918," by Birger Stichelbaut and Piet Chielens
"The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme," by Joe Sacco
"The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914," by Margaret MacMillan
"The Great War and Modern Memory," by Paul Fussell
"The Harlem Hellfighters," by Max Brooks
"To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918," by Adam Hochschild
The Regeneration Trilogy by Pat Barker
"Memoirs of an Infantry Officer," by Siegfried Sassoon