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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.

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“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

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“this is a good read for any empathetic, intellectually alive reader wondering about the world and the meaning of life.”

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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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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Valerie Jarrett of Chicago was described by the New York Times as “the ultimate Obama Insider.”

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“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

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“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.

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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.

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“Winston Groom’s The Allies: Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II will hopefully help a new generation le

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"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

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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

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Wouldn’t young people—and even old people—be interested in the real goings-on during presidential press conferences and world-wide travel?

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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.

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Sven-Eric Liedman’s A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx, is a remarkable and timely contribution and achievement.

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What can we learn about the current president of the United States from his children?

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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

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"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.”"

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“The Kremlinologist is part biography, part Cold War history, and a fitting tribute by his daughters to a consequential American diplomat.”

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“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.

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Khizr Khan and his wife Ghazala exploded into the national consciousness during the 2016 presidential elections.

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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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“Merry’s book is a needed corrective to the underestimation of McKinley by professional historians.”

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