History

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Although many consider that the modernist period of literature began just prior to the start of the 20th century and continued into the 1960s, and included many familiar names, it is the year 1922

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One of the worst possible experiences in wartime is being captured and becoming a prisoner of war (POW).

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". . . bound to be a starting point for further research into minority groups in the U.S. and abroad."

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“The author’s assertion that Guadalcanal, not Midway, was the turning point of the Pacific War is hard to dispute . . .”

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“an eminently readable story that further emphasizes and demonstrates the mettle of the Greatest Generation.”  

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“a solid introductory volume to anyone wishing to learn about America’s airborne forces in World War II . . .”

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In the first two decades of the 20th century in the United States, the national mood changed radically from one of heady optimism to dissolution.

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“a captivating portrayal of an American warrior at the very cutting-edge of the War on Terror.”

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“The Vaccine Race shines a light over the transitional period of vaccine research.”

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“a fascinating book that offers a comprehensive look at why humans wage war and violence on each other.”

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“The Strange Death of Europe may be one of the most important philosophical books of our time.”

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“Daring to Drive is a testament to how women in Muslim countries are helping change their culture, one step at a time.”

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“disturbing, revealing, and vitally important.”

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In case the nonstop celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Sgt.

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Anyone interested in gender equality is by now used to Rwanda coming very high on the international gender scoreboards.

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The blood soaked epic rise of the Tudors from powerful family to self-made royalty is one of the great political dramas in history.

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“a magnificent book that really fills in an overlooked period of World War II.”

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“provides a firm foundation for understanding the effect the women’s movement had on the political process.”

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War is never pretty, and in the case of Vietnam less so for a variety of reasons. Those who served there deserved better than we gave them when and since they came home.

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“One of the greatest contributions of Judaism to the world is doing things for others. It is the reward of our lives.”
—Viktor Frankel, Holocaust survivor, author

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“demonstrate[s] the war’s sheer and utter waste of life and resources even as the old mainland Europe monarchical order brought about its own demise.”

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In late 1942, aviators of the 31st Fighter Group arrived in England. Included were thousands of others who served in the Eighth and Ninth U.S. Army Air Forces in that embattled nation.

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The world should be well aware of the sacrifices made and losses suffered by the Soviet Union in World War II.

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The Jersey Brothers demonstrates that a well-told story is just that, whatever its genre.”

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The history of the United States is still full of topics yet to be researched, explored, and revealed in book or other form.

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