The First Review & Bakken Photos
Gizmodo blogged about The Boom in what amounts to an early review. It’s premature, but I’ll take it anyway.
Gold’s book is an early must-read for 2014: it is both a thorough and fascinating examination of the fracking economy and the technological innovations that have made these new riches accessible (including the often catastrophic damage done in the process of obtaining them).
The whole post is here.
Spinski’s Bakken photos are beautiful and eerie. They certainly present a nicer image of the oil boom than this photo of a BNSF train full of crude exploding.
Thanks, Gizmodo, for the kind review — but the book isn’t out for another couple months. So reviewers, wait for a bit. There’s no rush. April will be here before you know it.