Morro Castle: Inferno at Sea

Jim Kalafus reviews Inferno at Sea : Stories of Death and Survival Aboard the Morro Castle Summer deck chair reading season is upon us, and the perfect book for a liner buff to take along for vacation reading has just been published. Coyle…

I Was Shipwrecked on the Andrea Doria!

Michael Poirier reviews a new book on the sinking of the Andrea Doria by Pierette Simpson. Survivors of the Titanic, Empress of Ireland and Lusitania are now gone. The next three major wrecks that still have survivors are the Morro Castle,…

New books celebrate Italian Ocean Liners

In a world increasingly glutted with coffee-table format books, filled with minimal quantities of large-sized text and awash in “rare photographs and memorabilia” that are neither rare nor well-reproduced, it was refreshing to simultaneously…