“Drawing on considerable research, the author fashions a richly detailed, highly readable account of presidential leadership in perilous times.”
“Lincoln’s God contends that the Civil War and, more particularly, the struggle over slavery, affected a religious transformation in Lincoln—a per
“Don't Call Me Home reads acutely; Auder's descriptive account is visceral and not withholding.”
“Draycott gives a careful, clear history that presents the historical facts as best determined from the very incomplete and prejudiced fragmentary Roman sources.
“Compass Lines is a stunning travelogue and memoir about culture, travel, employment, searching for life’s meaning, and, especially, searching for home and family.”
Author David Von Drehle didn’t go looking for Charlie White. He simply had the good luck to move next to Charlie who, when Von Drehle met him in 2007, was 102 years old.
“What is clear from Weil’s book is that history is not just a result of impersonal forces acting upon human decisions.
“Through her own compelling personal story, Patrick's book will certainly illuminate an aspect of depression that is still little known and understood.”
“McManus provides an infantryman’s view of warfare at its dirtiest and bleakest.”
“Sandeep Jauhar is an author and physician who writes about the brain while caring deeply about the heart.”
This book collects articles and essays written by Michael Peppiatt, one of Europe’s leading art critics, across the span of his career.
“Ramesses the Great is an authoritative work by one of the great authorities on the subject of Ancient Egypt.”
“funny, well-written and an absolute blast to plow through.”
“Operating under its law and order banner but hiding behind dog whistle rhetoric and white hoods, the Klan infiltrated nearly every aspect of daily life throughout post-World War I Colorado
“Antrim’s memoir is indeed sad but also moving, insightful, and ultimately, for the writing of it, which is proof of survival, hopeful.”
“Long may she rock.”
“Shakespeare’s Book by Chris Laoutaris is a must read for anyone with even a slight passing fancy for Shakespeare.”
“As war clouds gathered in Europe and the Far East, the British royal family faced internal and external crises. Larman’s new book details how they dealt with them.”
“Lowell Bennett did not write as a journalist but in the honest and human prose of the best in memoirs, a work well received in 1945 that still takes the reader on a great adventure today.”
“Wilkie has added a valuable piece to this puzzle of the past, allowing us a deeper sense of the world of upper-class women beyond being the names of wives to their much better known husban
Most of us remember the almost unbearable intensity we felt for our first childhood best friend.
"For [international students] are, indeed, commodities in a larger academic capitalist system that has grown to depend on them for its survival."
“we should respect this iconoclastic disobedient Jew, one who used his Jewish sensibilities to pummel and reframe American comedy.”
"part exposé, part spy thriller, both of them true stories, all the more exciting and horrific."