“Nelson tells this story and so much more with great pathos.
“Thompson shows that throughout his presidency, Roosevelt worked assiduously to overcome the restraints of domestic politics on his foreign policies by using his ‘bully pulpit’ and cultivat
“a blinding work of narrative fact that will amaze, enthrall, and, yes, cause every reader to shed tears for the residue of suffering that Chernobyl has left to all humanity.”
“Marc Weitzmann has given us a blueprint of dangerous religious hatred that harkens to the Holocaust, with a promise of terror yet to come.”
"Civil wars, revolutions, invasions and fascist dictatorships formed the political backdrop that defined the works produced in Madrid over the centuries."
“Although America and Israel have been best of friends since 1967, Mellen’s latest work claims that this friendship is based on betrayal and spilt blood.”
“Parag Khanna is right that the world is becoming more multipolar. China’s challenge to the Western world order is real. How the U.S.
“O’Connor and Weatherall’s work will help us face the ‘alternative facts’ that Trump relies upon.”
“this graphic novel is for readers who know how to snap their fingers while turning the page.”
“Fault Lines is a comprehensive portrait of American history over the last half-century that ignores the nation’s changing place in the increasingly globalized wor
Voluntary repatriation was psychological warfare. So argues this intriguing book about the Korean War.
Emmett Till’s murder was the “first great media event of the Civil Rights movement.” Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till provides new detail: the family, the trial, and o
"Clavin sets out to sort facts from popular legend and 'it was a delight to discover that the truth' 'can be at least as dramatic and potent as its fabrications.'"
“real-life thriller about courage, despair, and an unbreakable human spirit.”
“One-Dimensional Queer raises provocative and important questions about the intersectionality of race, gender, and sexuality, and about the extent to which capital
“Perhaps the Congo is at its darkest just before sunrise. Let us hope so, even if its history suggests otherwise.”
“To say that this book is a small gem of understanding China’s history would be a major understatement.”
“Spy Pilot is a compelling read of the forgotten heroism of a father and the determination of a son to bring that heroism to light.”
“One fascinating aspect of Ronald’s text is that it is written from the British perspective, rarely the case in literature about the American Revolutionary War.”
“The appeal of Jelley’s elegant book is the product of her literary style and the abundant reproductions of Vermeer’s work and that of his contemporaries.
"This beautiful book has a fast and entertaining narrative that encourages the reader to go out to discover and wonder."
“Although When Death Becomes Life is about courage and innovation and dedication, it is foremost a book about hope.”
“New colors are created every day and their future longevity will still hinge on reducing toxicity, discovering renewable sources, and finding new applications in both the arts and the scie
“If America is indeed entering a new Gilded Age, then Jack Kelly’s The Edge of Anarchy should be read by those with a serious desire to avoid another civil war between workers, man
“Placeless People delves deeply into the philosophy of human rights but with easy prose and a structure that would give anyone pause when thinking about our times.