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The Draining of the Fens: Projectors, Popular Politics, and State Building in Early Modern England (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology)
Eric H. Ash
Progress: 81/416 pages
Martin Luther: His Road to Reformation 1483-1521
Martin Brecht
Progress: 236/543 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 145 out of 928 pages.

John William McCormack: A Political Biography - Garrison Nelson

I can't recall the last time I had such mixed feelings while reading a book. Nelson's command of Boston politics is truly impressive, as he conveys the tribalism and personal rivalries in considerable detail. Yet he really needed a better editor, as the constant repetition of small details really is annoying.