“Montefiore synthesizes human history by ‘using the stories of families across time’ and ‘connecting great events with individual human drama.’”
“H. W. Brand in The Last Campaign tells an interesting tale, an informative page turner for the general reader.”
“Historian James Scott’s new book about the firebombing of Tokyo and other Japanese cities in the spring and summer of 1945 restores LeMay to his rightful place in the pantheon of great Ame
The title of this book could be misleading.
“So many individuals and groups from throughout the United States came to rest, like a magnet attracted to steel, into the aftermath of the tragedy in Pittsburgh – just to pay their respect
“White Hot Hate is nothing less than a riveting case study of hatred of the Other.
“at once painful to read but vitally necessary if Americans are to understand the ‘widely ignored’ epidemic that affects millions in ways we still do not fully understand.”
“In pursuing Weinstein, the authors found that the casting couch system, long entrenched in Hollywood, still existed, though perhaps in a mutated form.
“Marc Weitzmann has given us a blueprint of dangerous religious hatred that harkens to the Holocaust, with a promise of terror yet to come.”
“Consent on Campus: A Manifesto is a timely book addressing many issues that today’s college students are facing. It is highly recommended . . .”
“a powerful book that delves deep into a seriously deranged mind.”
Two points stand out about this short book. First and foremost is the Dalai Lama himself. The book’s message pales beside the author himself. He laughs.
“America is a rampage nation, where mass shootings now pose the greatest credible threat to public safety, surpassing even terrorism.”
“one line in the book . . . perhaps sums up the vast journey . . . 'a gun gives that ultimate edge of authority to someone who lacks it through intelligence alone.'”