The Great Bridge — Essy Shapiro Dean

I’ve wanted to read David McCullough’s The Great Bridge since I read about it at fifteen while reading another of his books, 1776 for honours history the summer before I started secondary school. At that time in my life, I wanted nothing to do with any book that wasn’t historical fiction about Tudor England, so […]

The Great Bridge — Essy Shapiro Dean

The Works of the Brooklyn Bridge, which includes this book (click on the link above to view the review) along with a series of podcasts by Dr. Greg Jackson of History That Doesn’t Suck (click here to access the article about it) are in the running as one candidate for the 2021 Bridgehunter Awards in the category Best Bridge Media and Genre. You have 16 days to submit your votes for the bridge candidates in 10 categories. The deadline is January 21 with the winners to be announced on the 22nd. To vote, click on the links below. Remember: the ballot has three parts to accommodate 10 categories:

Part 1: 2021 Bridgehunter Awards Voting Part 1: Best Bridge Photo

Part 2: 2021 Bridgehunter Awards Voting Ballot Part 2

Part 3: 2021 Bridgehunter Awards Part 3

Four of the ten categories have podcasts which you will find in the ballot. The candidates are being profiled via instagram, which you can click here to view: