“[Dr. Kilcullen] should be regarded as the foremost thinker of his generation on the topic of warfare.”
“. . . a rich cornucopia documenting the ongoing worldwide resistance to Muslim fundamentalism by secular Muslims.”
“A reasoned and systematic historical analysis of contemporary Islamic societies is a book still waiting to be written.”
“. . . some readers will no doubt dismiss some of the author’s statements as hyperbole or perceive a pacifist bias. But those distractions are few and far between. Ms.
“. . . a useful, timely, relevant contribution.”
“El Narco is a seminal text . . . For those looking for a good read from an unaltered man, plow into this one while you are under this influence of your legal beverage of choice.
“In Mr. Rowse’s opinion, what we may be losing in terms of linguistic perfection is actually leading us to communicate more and thus to greater understanding between people.
“Cool is the new virtuous.”
“Peter Eichstaedt’s Consuming the Congo is a comprehensive and thorough exposure of brutality that has not been equaled since the genocide in Rwanda. . . .
When this writer worked in Kosovo, attempts to interview people from the small community of Serbs that remained there after the European Union took over the city almost invariably failed.
Mike Huckabee is running: to Fox News studios in New York, to his media center in Arkansas, to his new home in Florida—and back again.
Some books are designed for a mass audience and these are frequently works of fiction. Most nonfiction books (as this work is) unfortunately, appeal to a smaller readership.
Encounter Books, February 2008