“They Didn’t See Us Coming is a working guide on how to create social change.”
“The authors have done a magnificent job of blending a visual and narrative record and their generous use of maps and diagrams is to be commended.”
“1980 was an astonishing year for Miami that changed the metropolis forever.”
“will come as a shock to readers used to hearing about meticulously planned and executed American special operations . . .”
“Caste . . .
“At exactly fifteen minutes past eight in the morning, on August 6, 1945, at the moment when the atomic bomb flashed above Hiroshima, Miss Toshiko Sasaki, a clerk in the personnel department of the
It is late at night on June 4, 2018, and under cover of darkness a father and son, carrying nothing but a backpack, approach “a short wall painted dark” that demarcates the international border bet
“Eliot Ness and The Mad Butcher is an excellent biography that reads like a thriller and stands on its own, distinct from its predecessor.”
“the term ‘hard-boiled’ came to mean a type of character that readers can, on the one hand idealize, while on the other hand, they can rely on for certainty in an uncertain world.
“examines those critical 27 months and the key decisions that allowed the U.S. to begin the long road to becoming the ‘Arsenal of Democracy’ . . .”
“Florence Finch is definitely an unsung hero.”
“Historians build on the research of their predecessors in the field, and no one could be a better guide than Professor Bailyn.”
“Butch Cassidy is a fast read, and Leerhsen’s writing style is engaging and believable—a good way to spend a quiet weekend and learn the truth about the Old West.”
“Thomas Penn in A Royal Tragedy covers the three brothers of the House of York in ‘one of the most seductive and contested stories in English history . . .’”
“Fletcher tells a familiar tale of cultural genius, global exploration, religious conflict and reform, and geopolitical rivalry.
“Greed and avarice aside, this is certainly a cautionary tale, reminding us all that one must still do one's due diligence and not necessarily depend on someone’s word and ostensible good w
“the more complete story of the creation of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) can now be told . . .”
“Dewey Defeats Truman, A. J.
"The Life and Death of Ancient Cities joins a shelf full of enlightening new fun reads on understanding our beginnings in the ancient world."
“Demagogue is a beautifully written, richly researched tragedy, a morality tale in three acts.
“A half-century later, little remains to admire about construction workers wrapping lead pipes in American flags and raining blows on unarmed college students while New York’s Finest folded
For novelists, filmmakers, and writers of popular history, Shanghai in the years between the two world wars is irresistible.
“The modern-day ‘300’ are service men and women who defend America from locations in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, the Marshall Islands, Vandenberg Air Force base in California, the Cheyenn
According to Victor Hugo, a barbarian of civilization is preferable to a civilized barbarian. Alaric the Goth was supposedly the former.
The Allied debacle of Operation Market-Garden continues to fascinate readers 75 years after the end of World War II.