“. . . a thought-provoking, inspiring journey and an important and welcome addition to the world of self-help books.”
“It can be challenging to create suspense in a tale for which the ending is known.
“Have we any benefit from watching those innocent souls that we rejected murdered in the gas chambers of Nazi Germany?
“Why Science Does Not Disprove God is an interesting attempt at a form of religious apologetics, even though it does not always succeed in providing a solid defense of faith.
“Characters like these, and scenes from the siege of New York, as well as the flirtation between Elizabeth and the handsome Antonio Filicchi, along with a very good death . . .
“With the Southerner’s enviable knack for storytelling, the Neelys also fill the pages with stories about Mama Daisy . . . Mama Reena . . . and Daddy Milton . . .”
“Their approach to wine and food is utterly relaxed and unfussy. The message of the book should put the most novice wine drinker among us at ease: There are no firm rules in wine pairing.
“The Physics of War is uneven in covering physics and war, conflates physics with technology, and conflates war with history. . .
“The Public Library is a beautiful book intended for prominent display, but it is also a work of public service: at the risk of proselytizing, libraries are the most truly democrat
“With extensive notes and bibliography, coupled with many tables and illustrations, Learning from the Wounded is an excellent book for anyone interested in Civil War medicine.”
“Mental Biology provides a challenging and thought provoking picture of one of the most complex and confusing issues in modern neuroscience.
“The achievements of the Greatest Generation and the policies of FDR are without equal in American history, but the narrow focus and the crass partisan cheerleading ruin an otherwise fascin
“This is a fascinating journey through one of the most important speeches in American and world history.
“Consider the brilliance of this dynamic that Mead has brought to bear on the novel, on her own life, and on literature!
“Obamacare, as Emmanuel points out, has already cost the Democrats their veto-proof majority in the senate, and could well cost them control of Congress in the coming midterm elections.
“. . . apparently in author Bushkin’s mind his requirement of confidentiality expired along with his client.
“This reviewer is simply a fool for math puzzles (though some readers might stop at simply a fool). Math Bytes scratches that itch quite nicely.”
“Mastering the Art of French Eating is a food memoir in which the reader explores several of France’s regions, including Alsace, Lyon, Troyes, and Brittany with Mah as she masterfu
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“Greta Garbo: The Mystery of Style approaches style in its broadest sense.
“. . . an excellent primer to the conflicting ambitions, fears, and futures of the nations bordering this vital sea-lane . . .”
“Culture and the Death of God provides a unique perspective on the development of Western thought, exploring both the alternatives developed to replace traditional religion and the
“This book is like a key to opening doors across educational and medical landscapes. . . .
“Here again is the temporal brutality of love eternalizing loss. J. D. McClatchy’s muscularly graceful poems of passion, sex and death haunt the heart, linger in the mind.”
“What’s so special about The Magnificent Masters is the way in which Capps captures the way these top golfers actually approach the game of golf.