This book is absolutely essential reading for anyone hoping to understand post-Soviet Russia and America’s role in shaping its trajectories at home and on the world stage.
“Though one can ultimately disagree with Simms’ revisionist arguments, he has made an impressive effort to challenge the conventional history of Hitler’s approach to the world and war in th
“this is a good read for any empathetic, intellectually alive reader wondering about the world and the meaning of life.”
A Republic, If You Can Keep It opens delightfully with a short autobiography flavored with stories, among them, tracing family history, savoring chicken curry, eluding reporters and camera
“For a riveting account of contemporary action the visionary Michael Bloomberg is taking to battle environmental degradation and a host of other societal ills, Eleanor Randolph’s unauthoriz
“The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation is not only an important book that reminds us of a historical moment we might have been
“The story of Winston Churchill’s secretaries and literary assistants has been told before, but not in such a focused and complete manner as in Cita Stelzer’s book Working with Winston
Valerie Jarrett of Chicago was described by the New York Times as “the ultimate Obama Insider.”
“It’s clear from Burns that the execution of foreign policy requires a deep understanding of geopolitical history, a grasp of complex policies, a long strategic view, and almost endless pat
“For Kamala Harris, the ‘truths we hold’ are more than mere words; they are a creed she lives by and an ideal she strives for.
Read this book and you will be more thankful and even proud to be part of the human race from which this woman (and her husband) emerged.
“Winston Groom’s The Allies: Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II will hopefully help a new generation le
"The author's easy prose and superior, simple organization makes this work an engrossing, entertaining, and educating read on issues important then that echo today in the modern debate on t
The publication in the West of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Gulag Archipelago and his subsequent exile from the Soviet Union occurred during the flowering of détente and America’s abandonment
Wouldn’t young people—and even old people—be interested in the real goings-on during presidential press conferences and world-wide travel?
The summer before he started college, former senator and Secretary of State John Kerry sailed on a yacht with then-President Kennedy and his family.
Sven-Eric Liedman’s A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx, is a remarkable and timely contribution and achievement.
What can we learn about the current president of the United States from his children?
Reliving the 2016 presidential election sounds about as appealing as dental surgery, yet this is what Amy Chozick, the New York Times reporter who covered Hillary Clinton’s campaign, asks
"Afterward Brzezinski was asked if he had woken his wife. “No,” he said, “if she was going to die, better it was in her sleep.”"
“The Kremlinologist is part biography, part Cold War history, and a fitting tribute by his daughters to a consequential American diplomat.”
“I didn’t read her book. All those reviews . . .” said a 60-something man.
“I never liked her. She’s too pompous,” said a middle-aged woman.
Khizr Khan and his wife Ghazala exploded into the national consciousness during the 2016 presidential elections.
“For anyone who enjoys reading about American history, this book is most enjoyable, informative, and belongs on the library shelf.”
“Merry’s book is a needed corrective to the underestimation of McKinley by professional historians.”