Thursday, December 8, 2011

"Sex, Bombs, and Burgers"

New from Lyons Press: Sex, Bombs, and Burgers: How War, Pornography, and Fast Food Have Shaped Modern Technology by Peter Nowak.

About the book, from the publisher:

Guns, Germs, and Steel meets the age of technology in this rollicking history of how our pursuit of lust, gluttony, and rage has led to our greatest technological advancements. It is also a chronicle of popular culture, packed with surprising revelations. From the unexpected origins of aerosols, cold medicine, and Google to Saran Wrap, Tupperware, and video games, here is a fascinating look at modern life.
Visit the Sex, Bombs, and Burgers website and blog.