“. . . an honest portrayal of the battles of a few meant to benefit not only themselves but those who came after them.”
“David Lesch’s Syria is timely, relevant, and to the point, providing the educated reader with everything needed to make sense of what is happening in that country.”
“. . . a good case study of what happens . . . when politics and science use each other and the media to advance their own agendas rather than public policy.”
“. . . a long song of praise for marijuana and a continued puzzlement as to why the drug remains illegal.”
“. . . falling short on its promise . . . reiterates the familiar arguments . . .”
“. . . breathe[s] life into what might otherwise be a dry and dusty tome . . .”
“. . . a fast paced and enjoyable trip down the left side of the ‘Don’t Tread on Me’ highway . . .”
“. . . a wonderful book that deserves to be read widely . . .”
“How We Think has arrived at the right time.”
“. . . highly readable and enjoyable excursions through history . . .”
“The Almighty has His own purposes,” Abraham Lincoln memorably said.
“‘For years, we dwelled on the limitations of the Afghans. [Instead] we should have focused on ours.’”
“. . . a must-read book . . . Roger Thurow is a superb storyteller and a skillful reporter.”
“. . . a very good textbook for students of political science and political sociology.”
“A reasoned and systematic historical analysis of contemporary Islamic societies is a book still waiting to be written.”
“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
“. . . readers will walk away looking at water infrastructure in new ways . . . as a call to action.”
“We Can All Do Better is a book that every responsible citizen should read, reflect on, and consider in determining which candidate to back in the upcoming elections.”
“. . . hilarious . . . scathing critiques of American political elites and their reigning conceits.”
“. . . offers the makings of a roadmap for a journey we will all be better off for taking.”
“Mr. Blum paints a vivid picture of the Internet, and gives a sense that it is more than just the mysterious interstitial digital space between your computer and mine.”
“. . . despite protections given through checks and balances in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights . . .
“Why Capitalism? summarizes Professor Meltzer’s past scholarship for a general audience and reiterates his policy proposals in the context of the present economic crisis.
“Ms. Vanderkam's interesting book argues that much of what we want is within reach. ‘Every dollar is a choice,’ and often we make those choices without thinking them through. . . .
“. . . there can be no universal recipe for establishing oases of multicultural peace throughout every nook and cranny of our shrinking globe.
“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.