“This book is a Toyota,” said Robert S. Norris, the author of “Racing for the Bomb” and an atomic historian. “The publisher should recall it, issue an apology and fix the parts that endanger the historical record.”Just putting down a marker for the first time I saw the phrase "It's a Toyota" used to mean that the subject is a clunker.
22 February 2010
The Zeitgeist Rolls On
In a New York Times article on fraud in a new book on the Hiroshima bomb, a historian describes the book this way:
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