For the 100 year anniversary of Armistice Day, we got a little more serious and read the excellent WWI memoir A Testament of Youth by feminist, pacifist, WWI nurse, poet and writer, Vera Brittain.
Pat Barker’s brilliant Regeneration trilogy of novels (Regeneration, The Eye in the Door, The Ghost Road)
Juliet Nicholson, The Great Silence: Britain from the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age
Robert Gerwarth, The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End
Good and Mad by Rebecca Traister
Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History podcast
The Work of the Dead by Thomas Laqueur
War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning by Chris Hedges
Also stay tuned for a mini-episode about WWI nursing.
For December, we’re reading A Long Fatal Love Chase.