“Look, getting bullied in school and coming home crying in the rain and my mom making me a can of Campbell’s tomato soup with some oysterettes.
“In a clean, straightforward manner, Raud spins a darling story. The message is clear, but not preachy or imparted from a moral high ground.
“Nelson tells this story and so much more with great pathos.
“a good job of explaining the mechanics of bridge building”
At first glance, Why Can’t I Feel the Earth Spinning? seems to be a book of random and interesting STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) facts.
“Men made Miami beautiful not god.”
“Thompson shows that throughout his presidency, Roosevelt worked assiduously to overcome the restraints of domestic politics on his foreign policies by using his ‘bully pulpit’ and cultivat
"Bukowski tells us: 'Drinking is a form of suicide where you’re allowed to return to life and begin all over the next day.'”
“Does an excellent job of describing Debs’ life and work, his passion and purpose.”
“W. S. Merwin’s The Mays of Ventadorn beautifully combines literary autobiography with literary history . . .”
“Focusing on the art of sport rather than the noise that surrounds it, Rowan Ricardo Phillips preserves the memorable moments of the 2017 tennis season in
“The Bluest of Blues represents a win for spotlighting the significant historical contributions of a uniquely talented woman who was gifted with an imagination in
"Civil wars, revolutions, invasions and fascist dictatorships formed the political backdrop that defined the works produced in Madrid over the centuries."
“a blinding work of narrative fact that will amaze, enthrall, and, yes, cause every reader to shed tears for the residue of suffering that Chernobyl has left to all humanity.”
“In documenting this country’s fateful journey from slavery through thwarted Reconstruction to segregation, Luxenberg paints on a broad canvas, elegantly narrating several captivating and s
“Although America and Israel have been best of friends since 1967, Mellen’s latest work claims that this friendship is based on betrayal and spilt blood.”
“A clarion call for reform of a failed, wasteful, and heartless model of disaster relief which is self-serving rather than at the service of humanity.”
“Marc Weitzmann has given us a blueprint of dangerous religious hatred that harkens to the Holocaust, with a promise of terror yet to come.”
“Parag Khanna is right that the world is becoming more multipolar. China’s challenge to the Western world order is real. How the U.S.
“Before her lens, the energy of the restless sea and wind pause but for a moment before moving on. The soft lines of the female body easily merge into the rocks and trees around them.
One woman recalls, “I remember how I felt when I turned 40: elated, powerful, at the top of my game. It was a dizzying time.
“Dramatic, elegantly written and structured, Gurdjieff Reconsidered is a probing exploration of a man important not only to his time but also to ours.
“Graham’s poems are dense with meter and immersed in sound. They are living things that only surrender their technical cleverness to the human voice.
“O’Connor and Weatherall’s work will help us face the ‘alternative facts’ that Trump relies upon.”
"‘The truth of the Apollo's great history is the stuff of which myths are made.’"