Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert (hardcover)



Blowing up bombs and planning nuclear tombs in Nevada has left a legacy to the residents, a mixture of loss of innocence and discovery of their own invisibility.

Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert, by Michon Mackedon, is a crucial linchpin in Atomic Revival studies. With “an awareness born of deceit” shared by other Nevadans, Mackedon considers the manipulated language and imagery doled out by the atomic industry to make the unsafe appear safe and the unthinkable, thinkable.


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