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TITANIC LIVE
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TITANIC LIVE
29th June 2015
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly reports on a poignant swansong for Titanic Composer James Horner at the recent performance of Titanic Live at the Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra....
INTO THE DANGER ZONE: SEA CROSSINGS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
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INTO THE DANGER ZONE: SEA CROSSINGS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
6th March 2015
Anthony Cunningham
This book (by Tad Fitch and Michael Poirier) is a reve...
TITANIC (3D)
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TITANIC (3D)
21st September 2012
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly reviews the rereleased 3d 'Titanic' by James Cameron....
RMS OLYMPIC BY BRIAN HAWLEY
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RMS OLYMPIC BY BRIAN HAWLEY
5th September 2012
Mike Poirier and Stuart Kelly
Mike Poirier and Stuart Kelly review Brian Hawley's book on Titanic's sister ship RMS Olympic...
GILDED LIVES, FATAL VOYAGE
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GILDED LIVES, FATAL VOYAGE
13th June 2012
Inger Sheil
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage takes its title from Mark Twain’s famous observation that enduringly characterised an era, and the reference is an apt one. “The Gilded Age” is a powerful descriptive of a period in which su...
CHILDREN OF THE TITANIC AND THE TITANIC STICKER BOOK
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CHILDREN OF THE TITANIC AND THE TITANIC STICKER BOOK
11th June 2012
Randy Bryan Bigham
Randy Bryan Bigham reviews two new children’s titles that are both informative and entertaining...
CARPATHIA AND THE TITANIC: RESCUE AT SEA
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CARPATHIA AND THE TITANIC: RESCUE AT SEA
23rd May 2012
Mike Poirier
Michael Poirier reviews one of the few books to focus on the Titanic's rescue ship, the RMS Carpathia....
THE TWO PENNIES : A TRUE STORY FROM THE TITANIC
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THE TWO PENNIES : A TRUE STORY FROM THE TITANIC
21st May 2012
Ed Coghlan
Ed Coghlan reviews Susie Millar's memoir of her great grandfather Thomas Millar who helped to construct the Titanic and died on her....
THE TITANIC: EVERYTHING WAS AGAINST US
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THE TITANIC: EVERYTHING WAS AGAINST US
16th May 2012
Paul Lee
Dr Paul Lee reviews a new Titanic book which brings an unorthodox approach to Titanic storytelling....
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NEW TITANIC BOOKS FOCUS ON CANADIAN CONNECTIONS
10th May 2012
Michael Poirier
The 100th anniversary has given us two books on Titanic's Canadian connections......
OHIO TALES OF THE TITANIC
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OHIO TALES OF THE TITANIC
2nd May 2012
Mike Poirier
Ohio Tales of the Titanic, is definitely a standout. This specific book focuses on the Buckeye state connections to Titanic....
CAMERON'S TITANIC FIFTEEN YEARS ON: A CRITICAL RE-APPRAISAL
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CAMERON'S TITANIC FIFTEEN YEARS ON: A CRITICAL RE-APPRAISAL
22nd April 2012
Sandy McLendon
Sandy McLendon revisits James' Cameron's "Titanic" upon it's 2012 rerelease....
THE MARITIME PAINTINGS OF SIMON FISHER
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THE MARITIME PAINTINGS OF SIMON FISHER
17th April 2012
Stanley C. Jenkins
Stanley Jenkins reviews a lavish volume of maritime art by painter Simon Fisher ...
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TITANIC DRAMA MINISERIES REVIEWED (ITV - EPISODE 4)
17th April 2012
Monica Hall
Sorry this is late, if anyone is still interested.  I, myself, found it hard to sustain attention.  Well, as tearful Z-list celebrities so often gasp, “It’s been a journey!”  The only trouble is that ...
TITANIC - DE DANSKE FORTæLLINGER
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TITANIC - DE DANSKE FORTæLLINGER
15th April 2012
Klaus Egvang
Klaus Egvang reviews Titanic - De danske fortællinger by Mette Hjermind McCall and Jesper Hjermind....
A VISIT TO TITANIC BELFAST
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A VISIT TO TITANIC BELFAST
13th April 2012
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly visits the £90m Titanic Belfast exhibition...
TITANIC - VOICES FROM THE ARCHIVES
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TITANIC - VOICES FROM THE ARCHIVES
13th April 2012
Paul Rogers
Paul Rogers reviews a new BBC audiobook of Titanic recollections....
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TITANIC DRAMA MINISERIES REVIEWED (ITV - EPISODE 3)
10th April 2012
Monica Hall
Nautical Groundhog Day is here again.   A second viewing of Episode 2 enabled me to sort out a few puzzling things, including why the Catholic electrician was smuggling his family around in 3rd class.  He just wanted to keep them...
TITANIC DRAMA MINISERIES REVIEWED (ITV - EPISODE 2)
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TITANIC DRAMA MINISERIES REVIEWED (ITV - EPISODE 2)
2nd April 2012
Monica Hall
Monica Hall casts a critical eye over episode 2 of Julian Fellowes big budget Titanic miniseries....
TITANIC (ITV DRAMA MINISERIES TV REVIEW)
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TITANIC (ITV DRAMA MINISERIES TV REVIEW)
27th March 2012
Monica Hall
Monica Hall reviews the first episode of Julian Fellowes new four-part drama Titanic...
TITANIC : HER JOURNEY
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TITANIC : HER JOURNEY
26th March 2012
Tom Insley
This beautifully-presented app is a must-have for any Titanic buff!...
ON A SEA OF GLASS : THE LIFE & LOSS OF THE RMS TITANIC
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ON A SEA OF GLASS : THE LIFE & LOSS OF THE RMS TITANIC
15th March 2012
Mike Poirier
On a Sea of Glass is a comprehensive book for those interested in every aspect of the lost liner....
TITANIC VALOUR: THE LIFE OF FIFTH OFFICER HAROLD LOWE
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TITANIC VALOUR: THE LIFE OF FIFTH OFFICER HAROLD LOWE
5th March 2012
Craig Stringer
This new book explores the life of one of the heroes of the Titanic, Harold Godfrey Lowe. As the Titanic was sinking his actions were instrumental in saving the lives of many, and afterwards, he was one of the few survivors to...
TITANIC TRAGEDY: A NEW LOOK AT THE LOST LINER
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TITANIC TRAGEDY: A NEW LOOK AT THE LOST LINER
24th February 2012
Mike Poirier
Mike Poirier reviews a Titanic centennial offering from distinguished maritime historian John Maxtone-Graham...
ON BOARD RMS TITANIC : MEMORIES OF THE MAIDEN VOYAGE
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ON BOARD RMS TITANIC : MEMORIES OF THE MAIDEN VOYAGE
12th February 2012
Peter Engberg
Peter Engberg reviews George Behe's compilation of letters written aboard RMS Titanic...
A RARE TITANIC FAMILY: THE CALDWELLS' STORY OF SURVIVAL
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A RARE TITANIC FAMILY: THE CALDWELLS' STORY OF SURVIVAL
11th February 2012
Mike Poirier
Families are often the guardians of history. Who would have imagined that a new, amateur photo taken aboard Titanic on the day she sailed would grace the cover of a book? Julie Hedgepeth Williams, a journalism professor, has gone throu...
TITANIC CAPTAIN: THE LIFE OF EDWARD JOHN SMITH
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TITANIC CAPTAIN: THE LIFE OF EDWARD JOHN SMITH
18th January 2012
Inger Sheil
Inger Sheil reviews a fully revised biography of Titanic's Captain...
DEATH OF A PURSER
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DEATH OF A PURSER
5th January 2012
Stanley C. Jenkins
Review of the new biography of Hugh McElroy, the Chief Purser of RMS Titanic:...
THE 'OLYMPIC' CLASS SHIPS: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, BRITANNIC (REVISED EDITION)
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THE 'OLYMPIC' CLASS SHIPS: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, BRITANNIC (REVISED EDITION)
3rd January 2012
Art Braunschweiger
Review of Mark Chirnside's ‘Olympic’ Class Ships: Olympic – Titanic – Britannic...
THE WATCH THAT ENDS THE NIGHT: VOICES FROM THE TITANIC
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THE WATCH THAT ENDS THE NIGHT: VOICES FROM THE TITANIC
29th December 2011
Randy Bryan Bigham
Allan Wolf lyricizes the Titanic in a fact-based, poignant evocation of the 100 year old tragedy...
TITANIC IN PHOTOGRAPHS
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TITANIC IN PHOTOGRAPHS
21st December 2011
Paul Rogers
Paul Rogers reviews a magnificent new volume of Titanic images....
TITANIC : TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY
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TITANIC : TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY
8th December 2011
Senan Molony
The third edition of the seminal reference book on the Titanic...
REPORT INTO THE LOSS OF THE SS TITANIC  -  A CENTENNIAL REAPPRAISAL
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REPORT INTO THE LOSS OF THE SS TITANIC - A CENTENNIAL REAPPRAISAL
7th December 2011
Monica Hall
A remarkable team of experts shine fresh and detailed light on a century old drama....
SHADOW OF THE TITANIC: THE EXTRAORDINARY STORIES OF THOSE WHO SURVIVED
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SHADOW OF THE TITANIC: THE EXTRAORDINARY STORIES OF THOSE WHO SURVIVED
29th November 2011
Mark Chirnside
Mark Chirnside reviews Andrew Wilson's new book exploring the later lives of Titanic's survivors....
RACING THROUGH THE NIGHT : OLYMPIC'S ATTEMPT TO REACH TITANIC
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RACING THROUGH THE NIGHT : OLYMPIC'S ATTEMPT TO REACH TITANIC
17th November 2011
Michael Poirier
The story of Olympic's abortive 350 mile dash to save Titanic....
THE MAN WHO SANK TITANIC
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THE MAN WHO SANK TITANIC
2nd November 2011
Stanley C. Jenkins
Sally Nilsson, Hichen's great-granddaughter, attempts to set the record straight and reveal the true character of the man her family knew....
TITANIC LOVE STORIES
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TITANIC LOVE STORIES
25th October 2011
Monica Hall
Gill Paul sets off to beguile us with romance but the facts keep getting in the way....
STARBOARD AT MIDNIGHT, THE STORY OF SURVIVORS KARL BEHR AND HELEN NEWSOM
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STARBOARD AT MIDNIGHT, THE STORY OF SURVIVORS KARL BEHR AND HELEN NEWSOM
24th October 2011
Randy Bryan Bigham
Love at the helm: New Titanic title blends romance and history....
HOW TO SURVIVE THE TITANIC. OR THE SINKING OF J. BRUCE ISMAY
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HOW TO SURVIVE THE TITANIC. OR THE SINKING OF J. BRUCE ISMAY
11th August 2011
Senan Molony
Ismay as Ecce Homo...
THE DREAM AND THEN THE NIGHTMARE
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THE DREAM AND THEN THE NIGHTMARE
1st July 2011
George Jacub
Syrians on the Titanic...
THE BAND THAT PLAYED ON
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THE BAND THAT PLAYED ON
3rd June 2011
Senan Molony
Senan Molony reviews Steve Turner's new book about the musicians aboard the Titanic The Band that Played On...
TITANIC SCANDAL: THE TRIAL OF THE MOUNT TEMPLE
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TITANIC SCANDAL: THE TRIAL OF THE MOUNT TEMPLE
5th February 2010
Charles A. Haas
Few aspects of Titanic’s story have aroused such passionate debate as the identity of the “mystery ship” which approached the sinking liner sometime after 1 a.m. on April 15. Two official investigations declared her to have been the Leyla...
LOST VOICES OF THE TITANIC : THE DEFINITIVE ORAL HISTORY
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LOST VOICES OF THE TITANIC : THE DEFINITIVE ORAL HISTORY
21st October 2009
Dave Bryceson
Reviewed by Dave Bryceson...
THE TITANIC AND THE INDIFFERENT STRANGER
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THE TITANIC AND THE INDIFFERENT STRANGER
24th July 2009
Paul Rogers
The scandal of a ship, within sight of the sinking Titanic that did nothing to help. Rockets were seen and ignored...but was the Captain guilty of mass murder? Did 1500 people needlessly die?...
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE NIGHT
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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE NIGHT
16th June 2009
Paul Rogers
Paul Rogers reviews a new book exploring the mystery of the "Californian Incident"...
E.J. THE STORY OF EDWARD J. SMITH. CAPTAIN OF THE TITANIC
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E.J. THE STORY OF EDWARD J. SMITH. CAPTAIN OF THE TITANIC
5th May 2009
Brian J. Ticehurst
THIS is Gary Coopers second book on the RMS Titanic's Captain. His first book The Man Wh...
RETURN TO TITANIC, BY DR. ROBERT D. BALLARD
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RETURN TO TITANIC, BY DR. ROBERT D. BALLARD
9th April 2009
Richard A. Krebes
Minnetonka, Minnesota. May, 1988... In a one-level rambler on a street with the pretty name "Croftview Terrace", a young boy sits mesmerized. A letter in his hand. A letter written on the stationary of the Wood...
ELIZABETH NYE : TITANIC SURVIVOR
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ELIZABETH NYE : TITANIC SURVIVOR
24th February 2009
Monica Hall
This fondly-written book had a strange overall effect upon me - it almost made me wish I were religious....
NOMADIC : THE BELFAST CHILD
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NOMADIC : THE BELFAST CHILD
25th June 2008
Philip Hind
1987, on the l...
TITANIC : THE SHIP MAGNIFICENT
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TITANIC : THE SHIP MAGNIFICENT
3rd April 2008
Dave Gittins
Dave Gittins reviews Titanic: The Ship Magnificent, the ambitious two-volume edition that describes the achievement that was "Titanic" in detail as never before. ...
FINDING DOROTHY
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FINDING DOROTHY
19th July 2005
Monica Hall
Randy Bryan Bigham’s book, Finding Dorothy is interesting. Less so, perhaps, for the ‘techies’ amongst us, but certainly for the legion of humanities researchers who are primarily interested in the pe...
THE OLYMPIC CLASS SHIPS: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, BRITANNIC
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THE OLYMPIC CLASS SHIPS: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, BRITANNIC
6th December 2004
Michael Tennaro
In this new book, Chirnside has done the triplets proud, with a thoroughly researched history of each of these vessels. ...
SWITCH THEORY FOUNDERS IN A SEA OF EVIDENCE
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SWITCH THEORY FOUNDERS IN A SEA OF EVIDENCE
12th July 2004
Monica Hall
OLYMPIC & TITANIC - The Truth Behind The Conspiracy by Steve Hall and Bruce Beveridge The Olympic–Tit...
COMPELLING TITANIC THOUGHTS FROM THE ROCK
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COMPELLING TITANIC THOUGHTS FROM THE ROCK
29th September 2002
Gavin Murphy
It is often not an easy task, nor a popular enterprise, to be a revisionist of ocean liner history. Proof of this is found, for example, in Coli...