Here are some pictures from Getty Images of a 100 year anniversary remembrance of WWI in Sarajevo.
For more on the Bosnian Mine Fields, check out these links:
Deutche Welle: Former enemies clear mines together in Bosnia
Al Jazeera: Bosnia Mines Still Kill 20 Years Later
University of Essex: Landmines in Bosnia and Herzegovina
On page 4 Butcher describes a stained glass window memorial at St. John the Baptist in Hellidon. I emailed that church and they kindly responded with pictures!
Since Tim Butcher mentioned Blackadder I suppose I have no choice but to post a clip from Blackadder, one of the greatest comedies set in different periods of history. You might know two of the actors: Hugh Laurie and Rowan Atkinson.
Our next book is The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin that Brought the World to War by Tim Butcher. As always, if you want to join the discussion you can pick up a copy at our Circulation Desk. The discussion will be on October 30th.
Lucy Kalanithi gave a moving speech about life, death, and her husband for a TED Talk last November
Here’s an interview from Paul’s wife Dr. Lucy Kalanithi with the California Commonwealth Club