If there is a single military operation of retribution better known in the history of World War II than the so-called Doolittle Raid, one would be hard pressed to come up with an example.
“Fare Thee Well is a passionate and well-written exposé of the behind the scenes action of one of rock and roll’s most iconic bands . . .”
Some say protests in Gaza are useless. Nothing is gained. There are no tangible results. But they may be asking the wrong question. Sometimes, tangible results are not what matters.
“Shattering Silences offers solid evidence that meaningful rape reform is occurring throughout the U.S.”
“Birds of a Feather is a powerful glimpse into the struggles of people and animals who are working to overcome trauma.”
“Goodbye, Sweet Girl, bursting with such heartfelt, beautifully crafted scenes, is a gift for those who’ve experienced the pain of growing up and out of abusive re
It would be impossible to call this book an easy read even though the subject matter is quite efficiently examined and explained.
“Told simply and well, Iftin’s story explains the incredible bravery and hope necessary to live in the crosshairs of war and to find a way out.”
Stanger on Earth by Richard Jones is a collection of personal poems inspired by landscapes, ranging from Virginia to Italy, and beyond.
History of Violence is not, as the title suggests, a big, fat tome about human aggression, brute force, and cruelty, though it describes a world in which violence shapes the life of the na
“Obama was a light. Trump is of the night.”
Thirteen is an intriguing, innovative picture book that breaks with the usual book format conventions.
What is abundantly clear from almost the beginning of this book is that Andy Peake has gone far and beyond what Made for Walking might have been if he had not extensively and adeptly resea
“Extreme Cities offers a mix of postmodernism, revolutionary ideology with only a few moments of rational clarity to imagine a dystopian future shaped by the force
“brilliant, richly informed, and cleverly written . . .”
“a voyeuristic journey of discovery that is riveting and unforgettable.”
“a beautifully written, thoroughly researched tale of family, friends, and history. It is an easy read, with humor, pathos . . .”
There are few topics more controversial in modern American life than the right of citizens to own firearms.
With its cover image of an eroticized version of Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring this book would draw the eye on any coffee table, though what this image says in terms of Grace Banks’
Keith Hernandez played first base better than anyone of the late 1970s and ’80s.
Babe Ruth was baseball’s biggest star, ever, his name appearing in the record books more than the Beatles sang the word “Yeah!,” a man who hit homers higher and farther than any fan had ever seen,
“offers some compelling insights on how to better handle these small wars . . .”
“an empathetic, timely, and thought-provoking collection of memorable photographs documenting the entire experience of illegal immigration across our southern border from beginning to end.”
In New Orleans, a sturdy column once capped by a bronze figure of Confederate General Robert E. Lee reaches into the sky.