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The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox
Vanda Krefft
Progress: 277/944 pages
The Paraguayan War, Volume 1: Causes and Early Conduct
Thomas L. Whigham
Progress: 192/520 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 71 out of 176 pages.

Balfour (British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century) - E.H.H. Green

I'm usually not a fan of short biographies, as I don't feel that they give me enough information to really understand the subject or to retain that understanding. Green's book may be an exception, though, as he is providing an interesting analysis of Arthur Balfour's position on tariff reform. Green was a historian of Conservative ideas, and he is doing an extremely convincing job of analyzing Balfour's nuanced stance on this critical yet divisive