thriller: the biggest selling album of all time — 11/30/18

Today’s selection — from Hit Men by Fredaic Dannen. In 1982, Michael Jackson’s album Thriller became the biggest selling album of all time. It still holds that title, now having sold over 66 million…

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the largest machine ever built — 11/29/18

Delanceyplace is a brief daily email with an excerpt or quote we view as interesting or noteworthy, offered with commentary to provide context. There is no theme, except that most excerpts will come from a non-fiction work, primarily historical in focus, and will occasionally be controversial.

Source: the largest machine ever built — 11/29/18