This low, lazy, fattening, and frustrating last year has been a bad one for society, but just fine for medication: cholesterol medication, blood pressure medication, anxiety medication.
Is China trying to help or to dominate the world with its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)? Whatever its goals, will it succeed?
“The Scientist and the Spy does achieve the impossible by making seeding, planting, and food engineering somewhat exciting.
Here is a wide-ranging history and analysis of a force—migration—that has shaped Europe and continues to do so today.
Killing a King by Dan Ephron is extraordinary in its detail as a behind the scenes account of both the Oslo Peace Accords and the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
The news coming from Syria is not good. The initial exhilaration and hope ignited by the Arab Spring has faded into the background.
“The innovative approach . . . should appeal to both the specialist and the generalist . . .”
“A reasoned and systematic historical analysis of contemporary Islamic societies is a book still waiting to be written.”
“King Abdullah closes the book with his hope of success and his fear of failure in the process. The title, Our Last Best Chance is not accidentally chosen.
“Supported and illuminated by a series of powerful graphic displays of key changes and realigned relationships, Race Against the Machine is simultaneously sophisticated, yet access
“What’s needed, in fact, is much more pressure from outside Nigeria combined with the work of really active NGOs.
“El Narco is a seminal text . . . For those looking for a good read from an unaltered man, plow into this one while you are under this influence of your legal beverage of choice.
“In order to dramatically illustrate the effectiveness of the malaria campaign, Mr.