“This entirely fresh look at the inner thoughts of our country’s early political titans is both highly engaging and thought provoking, showing the very human side of politi
“The author writes clearly and entertainingly of the rich history of the Plantagenet queens of England and for an audience unfamiliar with the subject.”
Koa Beck’s book, White Feminism: From Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind, comes with a rather double- or even triple-edged endorsement from Gloria Steinem; “Don’t judge
“a marvelous volume that introduces the reader to the wide variety of American writing and literary thought of the last two centuries of our nation’s history.”
“Ghost Flames, within the framework of invasion, defeat, victory, and stalemate, tells the complexities of the post-World War II ‘ideological civil war’ of Korea.”
“Liz Heinecke has shined a light on two remarkable women whose work and friendship was a gift to each other and to the world.”
“a truly fresh look at one of the most chronicled figures in American history. Washington literally spent his entire life learning about politics and public service . . .”
“The final and most unnerving assertion of American Serial Killers is the author's belief that the United States is on the cusp of a new age of murder madness.”
“a suspense-filled, heart-pounding narrative that succeeds in painting a picture of what it is really like to serve on the frontlines of the US armed forces.”
As America’s involvement in Afghanistan enters its 20th year, most Americans have forgotten that U.S. troops are still serving, fighting, and in some cases dying in that country.
What is the foundation of civilization? The longtime answer has been the wheel. Other scholars claim that agriculture marks the beginning of civilization, or the domestication of animals.
“The Women’s History of the Modern World revolves around certain women heroes, ‘every one in search of an identity, a new life, and a means to throw off the chains
American history is “littered with utopian experiments that began with giddy promise and ended in depressing failure,” writes Thomas Healy. In Soul City, he tells one such story.
“A bloodied and decimated group of men on crutches came out of the War. Jordan’s impressive history tells their story of courage in the face of danger and undeniable hazard.”
“American Baby provides a meaningful discussion on where we have been on and how we need to change the adoption system.”
The “encrappification” of America dates back centuries, writes Rutgers University historian Wendy A. Woloson.
“The slave trade persisted in New York in the decades before the Civil War because
the city was the capital of the Southern slave economy.”
“should be required reading for anyone wanting to learn intelligence gathering.”
The United States confronts many problems besides an often recalcitrant and myopic Senate.
“Timely, well-written, and essential reading.”
“Allport demonstrates vast knowledge of relevant primary and secondary sources and covers a broad range of events and activities.
“Alright, Alright, Alright is targeted at the film’s fans, who should enjoy it.
“Dear Ms. Schubert is an admirable addition to international literature, a gift to the English-speaking world . . .”
“Only the far-seeing vision and persistence of those first aviators allowed this new mode of warfare to survive its infancy until the First World War showed that airplanes were not just a n
“Eric Vuillard’s book is an aphoristic masterpiece.