Four Oh - Literature - 300

"Ian Buruma’s lively new history, “Year Zero,” is about the various ways in which the aftermath of the Good War turned out badly for many people, and splendidly for some who didn’t deserve it."

-Adam Hochschild, New Your Times


1) Read Year Zero: A History of 195 by Ian Buruma. 

Check out the book from you local library, buy it at your local bookstore or get it on Amazon.

Prefer listening over reading? Grab the book on Audible!

Note: This is an emotionally heavy, yet important book. It talks honestly about realities of war. For more detail, check out Adam Hochschild's full review.

2) Write a book review and post it in the comments below. Include 3 things you learned from Buruma's work.