What I’m reading: The Silent War

The Silent War: The Cold War Battle Beneath the Sea, by John Craven, deserves a place on the shelf right next to Blind Man’s Bluff. That is, if you can put it down. John Craven, who pioneered the use of Bayesian Search Theory to find lost objects at sea, recounts some of his adventures as an integral civilian working with the Navy throughout the Cold War. This is science in action; it’s critical thinking under life-and-death circumstances; AND, it’s SUBMARINES.

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