“considerable detective work, which overlooks few details. White has certainly written the definitive book on Jane Stanford’s death.”
“Benson tells this little known chapter of American Jewish history well and with passion”
“Maybe this work is not a new way of seeing Benjamin Franklin but a way to consider many ideas about Benjamin Franklin in much the way that Franklin explored the world.”
“that rare book that can simultaneously be enjoyed by anyone interested in the field of history, as well as being an excellent text for any college course on historiography.”
“This is a magnificent tale of personal courage, combat leadership, and heroism under fire.
“Magda was resilient, courageous, fearless and daring. She was always hopeful and optimistic.
“The Color of Abolition proves an invaluable addition to abolitionist history, which has grown immeasurably richer in recent years.”
“a powerful, gut-wrenching story”
“an evocative picture . . . an important addition to medieval and women’s history.”
“Gayle Jessup White writes a candid and personal memoir that includes finding the legacy of President Thomas Jefferson and the author’s racial self-identity in the process.”
Red Roulette could be one of the most interesting and—at bottom—saddest books you will ever encounter.
“As a biography of the title character, Miss Dior falls short, but as an exceptional discussion on France during WWII and the couture industry, it is fascinating reading and will n
Author Andres Resendez has undertaken to tell the story of a little-known voyage across the Pacific Ocean by a small Spanish fleet, one ship of which, the smallest, was led, surprisingly, by a mula
“a fascinating read.”
“This book will help the reader understand a troubled past and see contemporary conflicts between China and the West in a broader perspective.”
“Bearing witness has never been more important. Cerotti and her grandmother are powerful guides as to why these Holocaust stories matter.”
“All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days is an exceptionally well-crafted book.”
“History at its finest, proving clearly how the past is very much part of the present.”
“Eddie Jaku lifts our spirits.”
“Reading Rosemary Brown’ carefully crafted, charming book, readers can now be armchair companions of two amazing women.”
The subtitle for this book says it all: Deadly Dogfights, Blistering Bombing Raids, and Other War Stories from the Great American Air Heroes of World War II, in Their Own Words.
“In editing and republishing Ethel’s Love-Life, Christopher Looby has demonstrated how profoundly ahead of her time Margaret Sweat could be.
“In Eva and Eve, Julie Metz reminds her readers that time and opportunity are not infinite, and that good people must be ever vigilant in opposing tyranny.”
“revisionist history at its finest, offering a compelling narrative of the neglected factors that brought about the century’s bloodiest war, convincingly making the case th
“Laurence Bergreen . . .