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Laurie Gwen Shapiro’s The Stowaway is the adventure of Billy Gawronski, a first-generation Polish-American living in Bayside, New York, who on the day of his graduation from high school at

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“From the first page to the last, readers are enmeshed in a beguiling story of government intrigue, criminal cunning, FBI backstabbing, and foreign covert shenanigans.”

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“Matthews does an excellent job of pulling Bobby out from behind any family shadows to give us an in-depth portrait of what could have been.”

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Whether one is pro- or anti-Russia, or supports or disdains Putin, this book will be a fascinating read.”

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"Despite the book's size, the complexity of its subject, and the narrative's variance with common public memory, it is a fast engaging read that corrects, even scatters, misconceptions."

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“For anyone who enjoys reading about American history, this book is most enjoyable, informative, and belongs on the library shelf.”

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“Kotkin’s exhaustive research, careful historical judgments, shrewd insights, and splendid writing . . .”

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Biographer James Thomas Flexner has called George Washington the “indispensable man” of the American Revolution.

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"Prevas intimately knows the battlefields, mountains, and rivers; he takes the reader on a sort of travelogue as well as telling a great immortal story."

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More often than not, when one thinks of the actions taken against the various categories of Europe’s “undesirables” in World War II, it is usually in terms of the Axis: Germany and, to a lesser ext

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"John Harte, a former playwright and freelance writer . . . has written a very uneven book about Churchill and the First World War."

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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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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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In his 1943 classic, The Machiavellians, the political philosopher James Burnham praised Niccolo Machiavelli for writing truthfully and unsentimentally about the way political leaders gain

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There have been many instances where one wishes one could have been a fly on the wall in order to know what was said at the time or what really happened, particularly, say, in the commission of a c

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Andreas Kluth tells us that Plutarch, who lived from 46 CE to 120 CE, is widely acclaimed as the father of biography.

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". . . a passionately written j’accuse against the French collaborators . . ."

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“Javelin catcher, confidant, consigliere, battlefield commander.” These are some common roles undertaken by the White House Chief of Staff.

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Susan Quinn’s new book addresses a facet of Eleanor Roosevelt’s life that has been hinted at but never fully developed.

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Last year, journalist Michelangelo Signorile’s It’s Not Over detailed how the right wing and some religious groups were working feverishly with antigay organizations to attack any pro-gay

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Nobody’s Son is the culmination of a family’s gradual demise.

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William F. Buckley, Jr. led an extraordinary life.

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In the spring of 1861, scant months after the secession of the southern states and the commencement of the Civil War, the United States government was faced with a crisis of logistics.

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Drink it in with a cup of Earl Grey Tea on a cold winter evening.”

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