Adam Hochschild’s book, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939 gives us a different take on reporting about wars and their effect.
What causes ideological conversions?
In the United States, the current election season has brought forth a motley grab bag of presidential candidates.
“a compelling read, well researched, and interesting.”
“As long as the two faces of the Republican Party continue to talk past each other, it would appear that the GOP in 2016 will have no such similar problem.”
“. . . deep flaws of omission . . .”
This year, 2013, is turning into the year of marriage equality for lesbian and gay couples in the United States.
“. . . an impressive and unprecedented compendium of research . . . a veritable slog.”
It has taken weeks longer than it should to get through Ann Coulter’s latest book, Mugged—and even then it was difficult to write an objective review.
“‘For years, we dwelled on the limitations of the Afghans. [Instead] we should have focused on ours.’”
“Those who know little about these subjects but who have always been wondering what the whole fuss is about (regarding the burqa, the veil, or Park51) will find good explanations in this bo
“. . . hilarious . . . scathing critiques of American political elites and their reigning conceits.”
“Merchants of Despair: Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism is a compelling book that challenges some current ideas and program
“Those who share Dr. Foley’s ‘admiration and respect for the movement’ will find this book invigorating.
“Deftly weaving economics, military strategy, religion, law, culture, evolutionary biology, archaeology, and history, Francis Fukuyama tells his story from the earliest of times up through
“The authors’ assessments about the future are thus overshadowed by unavoidable questions.