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Midnight in Chernobyl
Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster | Adam Higginbotham
Journalist Adam Higginbothams definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disasterand a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth centurys greatest disasters. Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Number Four of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station exploded, triggering historys worst nuclear disaster. In the thirty years since then, Chernobyl has become lodged in the collective nightmares of the world: shorthand for the spectral horrors of radiation poisoning, for a dangerous technology slipping its leash, for ecological fragility, and for what can happen when a dishonest and careless state endangers its citizens and the entire world. But the real story of the accident, clouded from the beginning by secrecy, propaganda, and misinformation, has long remained in dispute. Drawing on hundreds of hours of interviews conducted over the course of more than ten years, as well as letters, unpublished memoirs, and documents from recently-declassified archives, Adam Higginbotham has written a harrowing and compelling narrative which brings the disaster to life through the eyes of the men and women who witnessed it firsthand. The result is a masterful nonfiction thriller, and the definitive account of an event that changed history: a story that is more complex, more human, and more terrifying than the Soviet myth. Midnight in Chernobyl is an indelible portrait of one of the great disasters of the twentieth century, of human resilience and ingenuity, and the lessons learned when mankind seeks to bend the natural world to his willlessons which, in the face of climate change and other threats, remain not just vital but necessary.
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Samplergal
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A solid four star book. So well researched. #nfNovember

Cinfhen How many hours was this audio??? 3d
Megabooks I‘m curious about the audio, too. 3d
JenniferP I‘ve been on my library wait list forever! 3d
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Suzze I bought this when it came out. I need to get to it! 3d
Samplergal I think the audio helps, imho, as some of the early part of the book is sciencey and fact driven as it catches everyone up on nuclear power. 3d
Clwojick 6 pt 2d
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Samplergal
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Only about half way through this one, but wow. I didn‘t realize I knew so little about this nuclear disaster. The former Soviet Union were so unprepared. This one is really interesting and frightening. #NFNovember

MayJasper It is frightening isn't it. 6d
TrishB Looking forward to reading this one! 6d
LapReader I was surprised by how much I didn‘t know too. I was only 3 at the time though. 6d
Amiable This looks good! Stacking 6d
Clwojick 1pt 5d
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Samplergal
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Terrifying stuff. #nfNovember

Bookzombie Is it good on audio? 1w
Samplergal It‘s fine. It‘s drier material so I feel the audio perks it up a bit. 1w
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Maude
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A lot of scary information in this book and most of it was more human incompetence than nuclear energy itself!! I think audio was definitely the way to go as it could be a bit dry at times and it threw a lot of facts out at you.

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Skygoddess1
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Ever since first learning about the Chernobyl accident when I was in high school, I have been both fascinated and horrified with it. Having watched HBO‘s mini-series Chernobyl earlier in the year, I found myself wanting to delve even more into this sad story, enter Midnight in Chernobyl. This book recounts not only the disaster but the aftermath of it. Highly recommend on audio. #TeamStoker #scarathlon +6 pts

TheReadingMermaid 🧟‍♀️ 3w
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rsteve388

Is anyone running an event for non fiction in November? I want to make that my focus in November and it would be fun to do it with folks.

#NonFicNov
#nanowrimo

4thhouseontheleft I would be up for nonfiction reading since I still have a few squares to complete on the #nonfiction2019 bingo challenge. 1mo
rsteve388 Score!!! Also yay to #nonfictionbingo 1mo
Clwojick Are you going to run an event? do you want a cohost? I'd be down to help, if you like. Email if you're interested... clwojick@live.com 1mo
rsteve388 Oh that is so sweet. I have no idea how to run an event but i would love a co host and someone to show me the ropes! Ill email you tomorrow! I am gonna pass out! 1mo
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TrishB
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Apologies for dodgy pic- good offer today 👍🏻

Cinfhen Ohhhhh!!!! I hope its a US Offer!!!!! @MicheleinPhilly owner of both a US and UK kindle account #TrickyPants 😜 2mo
Hooked_on_books This is a good one. @Cinfhen must be right about your good taste. 😉 2mo
Cinfhen Hahaha!! And now you‘re once again showing me your good taste in books @Hooked_on_books 🤩 2mo
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TrishB @Hooked_on_books she‘s generally right 😁😁 @Cinfhen 2mo
MicheleinPhilly @Cinfhen Not on offer in the U.S. Also #TrickyPants is going to be my band name. 2mo
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly boss name. 2mo
Cinfhen Hehehhehe @MicheleinPhilly 😆 2mo
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Mitch
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When history happens in your lifetime it has a real draw, a fascinating presence. This book needs to make its way to the top of my TBR soon!

https://lithub.com/the-reality-of-post-chernobyl-life-way-more-complicated-than-...

Suet624 Thank you for posting the article. 2mo
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Redwritinghood
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The narration was a little dry, but this was otherwise a fascinating, in-depth account of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Arrogance, incompetence, and truly masterful levels of denial worked to create the nuclear meltdown. It had far-reaching effects for the health of the people throughout Asia and Europe, as well as political consequences for the former USSR. Well-researched and written. 4⭐️

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kristamleigh
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This is a thorough look at the Chernobyl accident and its aftermath. The human, political, and environmental effects were far-reaching and world-changing. It does give technical descriptions of radioactivity and the reactor itself. I am a chemist so I enjoyed the detail, but you could skim those sections if you wanted and still find this a great read.

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Lizpixie
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1. The people that died needlessly at the hands of a broken soviet system infuriated me!☣️
2. Blackadder. It‘s my kind of twisted humour.🐍
3. Used to be coffee but now it‘s tea.☕️That‘s it.
4. AEST (Australian eastern standard time)🇦🇺
5. Grey Matter!🧠

#FriYayIntro

Cinfhen Loving the band names 💙 2mo
RamsFan1963 @Lizpixie Oh yes!! I love Blackadder. I think Blackadder The Third is my favorite. Hugh Laurie as the Prince was inspired 2mo
Lizpixie @Cinfhen some of them are awesome aren‘t they! @RamsFan1963 yes! The third is my favourite too, though the 2nd is almost as good. I love Stephen Fry as Lord Melchett & the queen and nanny are hilarious 🤣 2mo
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teainthelibrary
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Incredibly fascinating and suspenseful, but also sooo tragic. Higginbotham did his research and presented it in a way that‘s easy to read but also overwhelming in its scope. It was worth the time - a must read.

Music pairing: (of course) https://open.spotify.com/album/5q53mBxAsq77kK9aCHcAtZ?si=CvzHYbg8SnSus7NxdWw48A

kaysworld1 I'm currently reading this 👍 it's a big one I've got a readathon this weekend going to try to put a dent in it. 2mo
teainthelibrary @kayworld1 how are you doing with it? I didn't want to put it down! 2mo
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IamIamIam
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I remember the Chernobyl explosion and how terrified I was as a kid. Higginbotham brought all that back in stunning high definition. This book tells how the Era of Stagnation caused nuclear developers to dangerously improvise when material wasn't available and how trying to push the reactor to its limits was a horrible idea. The corruption, cover up, denials and censorship of information was absolutely horrifying. An important read!

RachelAmphlett Thanks for highlighting this one - I sort of remember it too - I can‘t face the recent tv series but I think I‘d learn a lot from this read. 3mo
IamIamIam @RachelAmphlett There's no way I can watch the show but I've been fascinated by the disaster and the abandoned city of Pripyat, which was built for the families of the Chernobyl plant. There's a lot of science involved here and earlier in the year, I listened to this which helped a lot. 3mo
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IamIamIam
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I am flabbergasted by the fact that Pripyat wasn't evacuated for 2 days following the Chernobyl disaster and the level of secrecy!!!

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IamIamIam
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I remember being a kid and being absolutely TERRIFIED when I heard about the Chernobyl disaster. I just found out that the reactor was almost as hot as the sun before it exploded. 😳😵

AmyG Oddly, I have a tendency to forget my son‘s fiancees bday. It was the day after chernobyl so it comes in handy? I saw the HBO special and I could barely watch it was beyond frightening. 3mo
IamIamIam @AmyG Lol, maybe you've mentally blocked the whole week. 😁 I told my husband I do and don't want to watch the special, especially after listening to what a hot mess the construction was. Too many shortcuts for too big of a situation. I remember not being able to sleep for weeks thinking the whole world was going to die from radiation poisoning. 3mo
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IamIamIam
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So excited this hold came in!!!

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RainyDayReading
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If you ever read one book about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, make it this one. Thoroughly researched, I was hooked from the beginning, turning the pages with anticipation and dread because I knew how this all ended. It‘s a little heavy with the technical and chemical side of things but I appreciated it since it showed that the author truly did his homework even if my grasp of what he was saying is loose at best. I enjoyed the human aspect 👇🏻

RainyDayReading Of this and how the story not only dealt with the environmental and economic costs of this event but with the human ones as well. It was infuriating, enthralling and overall I am very glad that I read this. If I ever come across a copy of this I will definitely be grabbing one for myself. 3mo
Hooked_on_books I really liked this, too. So well done. I felt like I was there. 3mo
Megabooks How many pages is it? I‘m trying to decide on format. E/audio/print 3mo
RainyDayReading @Megabooks It‘s 538 pages though the last 100 pages or so are nothing but notes and references so the actual story itself is really only a little over 400 if I remember correctly. He goes into a lot of detail regarding chemical reactions and the way the reactors were designed so I‘m not sure that audio would be the way to go with this because it would be a lot to keep track of. Physical or ebook would probably be better. 3mo
Megabooks @RainyDayReading Thanks!! That helps a lot. I‘ll probably go ebook. 3mo
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MelissaSue81
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Very interesting and well done. I was a very small child when the Chernobyl incident occurred so I only knew the very basics. Oddly, it was somehow both worse and better than I had perceived it to be. (I had no idea that people who were right there actually survived). The government cover up part of the story was the scariest to me! this might have been easier in print. There are a LOT of Russian names and i struggled with who was who

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Beck9lol
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Check out this sweet summer package my fabulous #litsypenpal sent me! Those clouds are salt n pepper shakers. So cute! The puppies are soaps that smell like rose, which is one of my fav scents. That book is spot on and I got super excited when I opened it. This is why you are in the book biz my friend. Thank you so much @Litlady !!! You‘re the best!! 🤗

Litlady Glad you got your package safe and sound! I fell in love with those cute salt and pepper shaker clouds .. they made me smile. 😊 Happy Summer, Becky, hope you enjoy! 📚😎🌞🥰 3mo
Megabooks Nice! I‘ve been wanting to read that book, too! 3mo
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Lizpixie
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1. A very informative read about the tragedy in the Ukraine in ‘86
2. Gecko(brothers version of Lizzy the Lizard🦎)
3. Bruschetta. Yum.
4. Reading, reading, reading. Oh, and some more reading.
5. 2. English & sign language!

#FriYayIntro

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krismlars
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Reading while my vehicle is inspected. I was tempted to stay up last night to finish the book. It‘s so fascinating, and maddening, and depressing. I‘ve decided to take a break from The Handmaid‘s Tale television series, which is sooo damn good, because immersing myself into both these stories at the same time makes me want to slit my wrists. I‘m exaggerating, but oh, the despair! I‘ll definitely watch the HBO series once I finish the book.

Leftcoastzen You are reading/watching heavy stuff .I adore Handmaids Tale on Hulu, but can only handle an episode at a time, such a gut punch.I will do Chernobyl,probably book and show.soon. 3mo
AlaMich This was a great book! I finished it on vacation, even though it ain‘t exactly a beach read. 3mo
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Scash1114
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Teaching Nick Cage(the conure) to read..before he eats my book. Very hard to read when he‘s out 🤣 🦜#burdburd

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Lizpixie
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Pickpick

I was already five chapters into Wolfhunter River before I realised I hadn‘t posted a review of ‘Chernobyl! This book about the “accident” was more in depth than Chernobyl, A History. There was more of the science behind it & the political mess that it generated & a deeper glimpse into the Soviet system & its many failings. Highly recommend. #Booked2019 #NightOrientedTitle #NonFiction2019 #WithAnUnlikeableCharacter

#24B4Monday

Andrew65 Sounds great but frightening reading. 4mo
JPeterson What a fascinating book! It‘s crazy with some of the stuff that happened, people did, all that. 4mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage 📚♥️👊🏻 Tough read, for sure. 4mo
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Cinfhen Interesting choice for that prompt! Sounds like a fascinating read 🤓#LiveAndLearn 4mo
Lizpixie @Andrew65 I was 15 when it happened & still vividly remember the panic & terror. @JPeterson it astonishes me that more accidents like this didn‘t happen considering the way they ran their nuclear industry!😱 @BarbaraTheBibliophage it was that, brought back s lot of my Cold War anxiety. 4mo
Lizpixie @Cinfhen the author definitely did his research, the insight into the Soviet Union & it‘s endemic failings(not just in its nuclear industry but in the culture itself)was both fascinating & shocking. One general, who knew nothing about radiation, when told that they‘d need 7yrs to completely “sanitize” the area around Reactor 4, screams that they have 7 months to complete it or they‘d be shot. The underling tells him to just shoot him now!👇👇👇 (edited) 4mo
Lizpixie @Cinfhen they put people in charge who either had no clue about the nuclear industry & its dangers or they were people from the institute that designed the flawed reactor and had a vested interest in covering up their mistakes. Or they were KGB or communist party flunkies, there to make sure the secrecy was upheld at all costs.🤦🏻‍♀️ (edited) 4mo
Andrew65 @Lizpixie Yes I still remember if vividly too. 4mo
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krismlars
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I have always been so fascinated with Chernobyl, although it turns out that I really know nothing about it. I should be able to get a little reading done here at the laundromat.

Leftcoastzen One good thing about the Laundromat, a little reading time! 4mo
krismlars @Leftcoastzen I have laundry in my building, but I was out of quarters. This way I get my cleaning done faster, I can load up on quarters, AND I can read. 4mo
Melissa_J Did you watch the Netflix mini-series? It is excellent. 4mo
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Lizpixie
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Well, guess who did a #restingbookface this morning? I passed out at 7am with about 50pges of this to go, it‘s now 4.30pm Saturday and I‘ve been awake for 1/2 hr😱Looks like I‘ll probably be up all night again reading, what a shame. I did manage just on 10hrs so far, we‘ll see how far I get by tomorrow morning!
#24B4Monday

Andrew65 Going brilliantly 👏👏👏 but body clock must be shot! 😳🙈 4mo
Lizpixie @Andrew65 my body clock shifted to owl mode years ago!🦉🌖 4mo
Andrew65 @Lizpixie I‘m a bit of a night owl too. 4mo
jb72 Good start! I am a night person too. 4mo
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TamaraH71
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Reading this is almost as awful as watching the show, yet I cant get enough of this subject. Highly recommended! ☢️

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Lizpixie
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I find it astonishing that we, the people of the western world, knew more about what had happened than people living just 10kms away from the reactor. And when they finally did release information, it was buried over halfway through news reports & then immediately followed by how “the west had so many nuclear accidents but this is the soviets first!” More lies. It was more like their 15th. ☢️ 💀🧟‍♂️🧟‍♀️

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Lizpixie
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😡😡😡😡 At the 5hr mark for the #24B4Monday #readathon and I‘m only at 230pges because I have to keep going back and rereading just to make sure that what I thought I just read was right. Honestly, at this point I‘m amazed the USSR didn‘t blow up the whole damn planet with their cost cutting and wilful blindness to what was happening in front of them. And their devotion to Secrecy Above All.🤬🤬🤬🤬

Andrew65 A great time already. 👏👏👏 4mo
Caroline2 It‘s shocking isn‘t it. I couldn‘t believe it when I saw the TV programme. Is the book good?? I feel like I need to know more!! 4mo
Lizpixie @Andrew65 thank you☺️ @Caroline2 the book is excellent and so is Chernobyl, A History. Between them you‘ll learn more than you need or want to. It‘s horrifying to find out that an event that scared you so much as a teenager, was so so much worse than you could‘ve imagined!😱 4mo
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Lizpixie
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#BookMail Pt10 And as you may have seen by my last post, this non fiction was also part of my #bookhaul this week. I couldn‘t fight the urge to start it straight away, so TBR list be damned! This goes into much more detail of the science & design of the reactor than Chernobyl, A History, which was more about the people. It gives a much better understanding,so far, of why it happened & how it happened, and how the USSR allowed it to happen. Scary😱

Hooked_on_books I thought this one was really well done. 4mo
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Lizpixie
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Reading both this book and Chernobyl, A History makes me think that not only was the “accident” inevitable, but that the world was so lucky it wasn‘t a 1,000 times worse! They had scientists who thought the design of the reactors was so dangerous they risked jail or execution to try & stop them being built. And the government, instead of safe tests, decided to just build them & basically cross their fingers the worst didn‘t happen!😳

Butterfinger So scary to me 4mo
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MrT
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Absolutely terrifying knowing how close we came to a man made nuclear disaster which would having lasting effects for hundreds of years. Chilling to read but unputdownable.

I think the quote is 'just because we could, doesn't mean we should'

MrT Is this strange that I don't like the 'greatest' on the cover, should be 'worst' ,makes it sound like a good thing. 4mo
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Scash1114
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Mehso-so

While the facts were absolutely mind-bending, the delivery was just too cut and dry. There wasn‘t enough emotion given. And with all of the detailed stories of the workers‘ deaths and families, that seemed hard to miss. Three 🌟‘s and an unforgettable read.

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RamsFan1963
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1. Tagged, one of my favorite reads of 2019
2. Puffy
3. Sunset, I'm definitely a night owl 🦉
4. I'd buy a car. I don't have one now, and walking to and from work is getting old in this heat.
5. I barely remember them, it's been 42 years since I graduated elementary school.

#friyayintro @howjessreads

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kaysworld1
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Library book came in 😍
All these books I am getting from the library are your lots recommendations so thank you all very much, and also I have forgotten my glasses.

#librarybook #dayoffwork #solodining #reading #soloreading #books

RainyDayReading I just got this one in from my library as well! 4mo
kaysworld1 @RainyDayReading brilliant another library warrior 🕵️‍♀️💪 4mo
RainyDayReading @kaysworld1 Oh definitely a library warrior 😁 I just can‘t resist them with all those books just sitting there haha 4mo
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underground_bks
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This one may have been one I should have read rather than listened to, but it just felt a little dry to me. What was most fascinating to me was the story Higginbotham tells about the cultural and socio-political factors that led to the nuclear disaster and how that in turn contributed to the fall of the Soviet Union. Higginbotham contributes much to the understanding of this catastrophe both as a series of events and as a historical moment.

MallenNC I just got this from the library. The print version, not audiobook. 4mo
underground_bks @MallenNC good choice! I think I could have gotten more into it if I‘d read the print version! 4mo
MallenNC @underground_bks It can be hard to really engage with these kind of books on audiobook 4mo
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underground_bks @MallenNC yeah too much detail to follow! 4mo
Suet624 I tried this in print but did a rare bail. I may try it again. 4mo
underground_bks @Suet624 I feel maybe so-so on it after a few days of finishing it. 4mo
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hefau
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Despite the dry, technical nature of the subject matter, this book was a page-turner. I was enraptured from beginning to end while the author discussed some aspects of life in Soviet Russia, the politics surrounding the reactor‘s design and details of the catastrophe and subsequent relief efforts.

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JPeterson
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New balcony furniture set! And since we finally watched the first episode of Chernobyl, new ebook to read on said balcony set. 😎

britt_brooke Ooh, nice reading spot! 5mo
MallenNC I‘m waiting for that book to come in for me at the library 5mo
stacybmartin Looks amazing! Enjoy! 💙 5mo
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Bklover Looks great! I just watched Chernobyl too. Incredible story. I remember when it happened, and you sure didn‘t hear much about it 5mo
JPeterson @britt_brooke It is; very comfy and hard to leave 😂 5mo
JPeterson @MallenNC Hopefully it comes in soon! 🤞🏻 5mo
JPeterson @stacybmartin It is! Definitely my new reading spot for the summer! 5mo
JPeterson @Bklover It is! I know some of what happened, but not a lot of the small details that really explain the motivations of why this happened. Crazy! 5mo
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hefau

“Inside the Sarcophagus, they were explorers on the frontier of an alien world, where they found gamma radiation fields scaling heights no one had witnessed before and strange new materials forged at temperatures of more than 10,000 degrees centigrade in the crucible of a disintegrating nuclear reactor.” Pg 339

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hefau

“In that moment, the core of the reactor was completely destroyed. Almost seven tonnes of uranium fuel, together with pieces of control rods...were pulverized into tiny fragments and sucked high into the atmosphere, forming a mixture of gases and aerosols carrying radioisotopes, including iodine 131, neptunium 239, cesium 137, strontium 90 and plutonium 239–among the most dangerous substances known to man.” Pg 88

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hefau

”The KGB continued to walk the wards of Hospital Number Six, interrogating the engineers and operators of the plant even as they began to lapse into comas and die.” Pg 265

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hefau

“Only the fate of the crows that had come to scavenge from the debris but stayed too long—and whose irradiated carcasses now littered the area around the plant—provided any visible warning of the costs of ignorance.” Pg 248

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hefau

I‘m almost to the section where he discusses the Elephant‘s Foot, an enormous radioactive mass of corium, a substance formed from reactor pieces, nuclear fuel, control rods and other components all melted together.

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hefau

Most people are at least somewhat familiar with the 1986 Chernobyl accident, but this book really provides some harsh detail. The fear of reporting failures to superiors, the need to quell the smallest shreds of doubt even among officials—it‘s a fascinating read so far.

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MallenNC
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This summer I watched the HBO series about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. It was sad but fascinating so I‘ve requested this book from the library. #summertimesadness #songsofsummer

AlaMich I just bought this the other day after watching the series. HBO also has a companion podcast, one episode for each episode of the series, where the show creator talks about the making of the show. Definitely worth a listen! 5mo
MallenNC @AlaMich The podcast is great. I haven‘t finished it yet but I‘m enjoying hearing from the show‘s creator. 5mo
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Lova
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There‘s a bit of chemistry in this that I just don‘t get but the failings of the Soviet Union and the hiding of essential information was dumbfounding. A very good book very well researched and written.

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MStew
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Yes gimme all the books on Chernobyl please! I want to spend a whole year just reading and watching documentaries on this i live by 2 nuclear plants and both are a 1hour and half away in both directions , freaks me out. So i love reading about this topic.

#bookhaul
#nuclear
#nonfiction

Stacy_31 I‘m the same way! This one is on my TBR. Have you read Voices from Chernobyl? I read it earlier this year and it is so well-written and just haunting. 5mo
LiljaPleasant Have you watched the HBO series? 4mo
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MellieAntoinette
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Obviously, ♥️ this 📖! A little dry, but it‘d be hard to write w/o judgment. Higginbotham does just the facts, no sass & tells the story in a way that‘s both completely understandable and emotionally harrowing all at the same time. Very well done!

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Hooked_on_books
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Fascinating if a tad dry, Midnight in Chernobyl details what led to the disaster, what happened during and after, and how a paranoid and secretive society contributed to problems related to all aspects thereof. I haven‘t read any other books on Chernobyl, so I can‘t say if this is better or worse than others, but I thoroughly enjoyed the read.

Moray_Reads it's an obvious one but I this one is fantastic, and a different style since it's more of an oral history 6mo
RamsFan1963 I loved this book on audio. I listened to it while walking to work, so absorbed in it I walked past my job lol 6mo
Hooked_on_books @RamsFan1963 I love that kind of total absorption! You were smart to do this one on audio. I think it would be better than print. 6mo
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Christine
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Pickpick

Excellent book that vividly illustrates the risks of nuclear energy and the horrors of post-disaster radiation, and of a government wherein lies and coverups are systematized and dissent is punished (hmmmm…🤔). Brilliant storytelling, and I found it a great companion to the (also excellent) HBO Chernobyl miniseries.

AlaMich I‘m obsessed with the miniseries! HBO is also doing a companion podcast, in which Peter Sagal and Craig Mazin (show creator) discuss one tv episode per podcast episode. A lot of behind the scenes stuff, more history...it‘s really good. 6mo
AlaMich Not surprisingly, it‘s called The Chernobyl Podcast. 6mo
Christine @AlaMich Yes!! I love the podcast at least as much as the show, I think! So good. Like Mazin mentioned on the podcast, this book is really good and just sort of provides more detail and background info. (edited) 6mo
MellieAntoinette @Christine @AlaMich 🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️ me three! 6mo
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MellieAntoinette
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Ummmmmmm...I‘m gonna go with, really?!?!

dragondrool I'm fascinated by Chernobyl and the aftermath...from a nice, safe distance. Maybe that should read “General Belarus & Ukraine Armchair Travel Guides“. 6mo
MellieAntoinette @dragondrool Bwahahahaha!!!!! So true! (edited) 6mo
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