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Slushpile Reads: Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich

Strapline: A look at the complex – and dangerous – connection between drugs and the rise of the Third Reich. Why We Love It: This is a book that doesn’t explain the horrors of war but does explain the fuel that powered its engines. This book, written in a light, accessible style paints the Third…

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Slushpile Reads: Breakout: How Atari 8-Bit Computers Defined a Generation

Strapline: A charming little book about the best computers in the world, the Atari 400 and 800. Why We Love It: Atari has been given short shrift in the history of computing but their early home computers were some of the best around and they were emminently fun and usable. I personally learned to code…

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