titanic books

  1. Dan Kappes

    Other books before the wreck was found that show an image of Titanic splitting in half?

    In Vol. 7 of The Golden Book History of the United States, titled "The Age of Steel: From 1889 to 1917", which was published in 1963, about United States History, a page is shown in the book with a painting of the Titanic splitting in half by the famous American painter Alton Tobey. This...
  2. JJAstorII

    Two excelled books on Titanic

    I can't remember when but through these forums someone recommended these books to me and I have never seen such cool photos of artifacts. Stuff you don't see anymore in the images show like the staircase railings. There's 9 they've found and photographed but you almost never see them. Anyhoo the...
  3. Philip Hind

    Acquitting the Iceberg

    Peter Elverhí¸i has been brave and submitted his book Acquitting the Iceberg for publication on ET. The first two parts have now gone up and we'll put up the remaining 20 or so (!) chapters at regular intervals. Peter is very keen to get constructive feedback on the book much of which are his...
  4. R

    Captain Smiths home in Waterloo Liverpool 1898 - 1907

    Captain Smith and I share the same house in ~Waterloo Liverpool England. He lived here in 1898 to 1907 and there are so many interesting snippets of social history never before recorded against his time in Waterloo. For example he was awarded a medal by King Edward whilst living here, imagine...
  5. R

    Why is most Titanic fiction so bad & what I am doing about it

    Why is most Titanic fiction so bad & what I am doing about it Why is most Titanic fiction in print so bad? The only novel I ever enjoyed related to it was Clive Cussler's famous "what if" Raise The Titanic! I disliked B. Bainbridge's Every Man For Himself as too predictable and too blah and...
  6. T

    On a Sea of Glass

    Hello, here is an update on Kent Layton, Bill Wormstedt, and my book, which is going to press, possibly as early as tomorrow. As such, TMB Studios is being asked to place our order for stock of "On A Sea of Glass" as soon as possible; we will be determining our stock levels by the number of...
  7. Hazel Gaynor

    New Titanic novel, inspired by The Addergoole Fourteen

    Inspired by true events surrounding a group of Irish emigrants (The Addergoole Fourteen) who sailed on the maiden voyage of R.M.S Titanic, The Girl Who Came Home is a new Titanic novel by author Hazel Gaynor. Carefully blending fact and fiction, the novel really brings to life the emotions of...
  8. M

    TitanicBookSitecom RIP

    Hello all, Loooong time no chat. Unfortunately I'm not back with good news. The implosion of the American economy has affected me as much as anybody. I have always kept my site up on my own dollar. It was only moderately expensive, so even after I stopped updating it, I planned on keeping it...
  9. T

    What is the most treasured Titanic book in your collection

    A question for Titanic bibliophiles- what is the most treasured Titanic book in your collection? What book is your 'baby'? My Jack Thayer is tops., closely followed by my Lightoller and walker books- but i love my Thayer- I affixed a fragment of Titanic lifejacket material on the inside...
  10. Kritina Johnston

    Titanic books you'd like to see written

    Strolling around the boards, I came across this post from Pat Winship, tucked at the end of a thread about Harold Bride and the press: "Since Wyn Craig Wade has done such a fine job of writing the American Inquiry from William Alden Smith's point of view, it would be fascinating to have the...
  11. D

    Futility

    Does anyone believe this book, written by Morgan Robertson to be a premonition of the Titanic disaster? I believe that Its very possible,that this book foretold of the disaster, of course some people probably would'nt have believed such a story, And if they had read the book, they unlikely would...