“does an excellent job of placing World War II in the historical context of global conflict . . .”
“Paris in the Present Tense deserves to be read and devoured. It is nearly a perfect contemporary novel.”
“Ted Stewart has his own set of religious and societal values, and he explains them well as part of his tirade against the current Supreme Court.
“It is touching to make the realization that, when all else fails, one will never be alone while there exists a moon.”
“fully justifie[s] the remark of General Alan Brooke that Britain should ‘thank God . . . that occasionally such supermen exist on this earth.’”
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by neuroendocrinologist Dr. Robert M. Sapolsky is a really long book at 800 pages.
4th Rock from the Sun provides the current view of what we do and do not know about the planet Mars.
David Foster Wallace, a competitive tennis player in his youth, once wrote that “Top athletes are compelling because they embody the comparison-based achievement we Americans revere—fastest
“Beautiful Berlin Boys by Ashkan Sahihi resounds as an affirmation of the beauty and individuality of the gay man.”
In September 1983, an intellectually disabled African American teenage boy named Henry McCollum confessed to the brutal rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl.
“The agenda of many combat photographers is either ideological—an attempt to save the world by bringing to light the suffering of war’s victims—or aesthetic—getting that perfect combination of comp
“Alarming and timely, Justice Failed is a must-read for anyone hoping to better understand the reality of modern American criminal justice.”