Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Five notable books on the telephone

One title on the Barnes & Noble Review's list of five books on the telephone:
The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret
by Seth Shulman

We all know that Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. But while a writer-in-residence at MIT, Shulman uncovered a slew of sources that indicated Bell copied the idea with the help of an alcoholic patent officer. Even more surprising, he wasn't driven by a desire for profit or fame--he did it for love.
Read about another book on the list.

Also see Nicholas Royle's top ten writers on the telephone.

--Marshal Zeringue