The writing is clear and engaging making the book very easy to read.
If DST is such a good idea let's move the time zones one hour forward and then leave them there rather than shift back and forth twice a year.
It gave an incredible history of DST, complete with interesting stories and anecdotes that made the subject even more enjoyable.
The first thing I learned from Prerau’s excellent little book is that it is not mere pedantry to call it Daylight “Saving” Time instead of Daylight “Savings” Time, as I have my... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Hamilton Beck
Most people today would be surprised to learn that daylight saving time (DST) was for most of the 20th century a controversial issue that divided many countries, U.S. Read morePublished on May 5, 2012 by bellczar
Everybody talks about Daylight Savings Time. This book tells an interesting story about it and timekeeping.Published on November 21, 2007 by Todd Roth
This book really opened my eyes to the story of "Daylight Saving Time".
It was a fast read and I recommend it to anyone who is involved in DST. Read more
Prerau has done a fine job chronicling the history of DST. Every reader is certain to find something here he didn't know (Example: Having been overseas 1973-75, I was completely... Read morePublished on February 22, 2006 by Roadrunner
I thought this was a superbly written book. It gave an incredible history of DST, complete with interesting stories and anecdotes that made the subject even more enjoyable. Read morePublished on July 19, 2005 by Jenn
The subject is very interesting if you are a trivia and history person. I am. The problems caused by time lines, shifting the clocks forward or back are many and well documented. Read morePublished on July 8, 2005 by Ed R