Thunder on the Mountain: Death at Massey and the Dirty Secrets behind Big Coal

By Peter A. Galuszka. St. Martin’s, $25.99 (9781250000217).


Galuszka investigates the 2010 Upper Big Branch Mine disaster in this bracing inquiry into the corporate culture at Massey Energy and how the coal industry conquered a landscape’s body and soul.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books
The Adult Books editors have selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public-library collections. Our scope has been intentionally broad, and we have attempted to find books that combine literary, intellectual, and aesthetic excellence with popular appeal.
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