“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
"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.'"
“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
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
“this graphic novel is for readers who know how to snap their fingers while turning the page.”
“real-life thriller about courage, despair, and an unbreakable human spirit.”
“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.”
"This beautiful book has a fast and entertaining narrative that encourages the reader to go out to discover and wonder."
“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
“Leadership: In Turbulent Times cannot prescribe answers for the vexing questions of our own, fraught times, but it issues an authentic reminder of the traits and
“Harryhausen: The Movie Posters is infotainment in the best sense of the word.
“Capitalism in America is an unabashed, detailed defense of capitalism.”
“Every Krauthammer column is a joy to read—whether you agree or disagree with his particular position on a specific political issue or personality—because he combined graceful writing, comp
John Strausbaugh likes to tell big stories about New York—and he tells them very well.
Harvey Milk was on the San Francisco board of supervisors and was the most high-profile openly gay elected officials in the world when he was gunned down in his office 40 years ago this month.
"The War Before the War is not an encyclopedia but a deep, scholarly, engrossing introduction to its subject that impacts us even today and in many ways.
“The book is not a complete history of U.S.-British relations, but instead a narrower and more focused look at how as empires Britain and America struggled for power and influence.
“The book will appeal to all students of World War II.
“With the word refugee as divisive now as it has ever been, O’Dowd’s book, examining how fresh off the boat migrants fleeing starvation and persecution helped to save the Union, co
Those who are familiar with the works of author and historian Jeffry D.
“If one ranks the American empire as the world’s most powerful, rivaled only by imperial Rome in its heyday, then for a brief moment, by the close of his time in office,” George H. W.
The Columbus Museum of Art commemorates the centenary of The Harlem Renaissance with an exhibit titled I Too Sing America, which is also the title of the beautifully curated companion book
“after reading her story, you might want to remove the modifiers: Eunice was not just a brilliant African American woman lawyer; she was a brilliant lawyer.”
"Despite the volume of this book and its controversial interpretations, it makes a fast easy adventure in reading.
“The Heidlers tell an engrossing story that covers a remarkably complex history in relatively few pages. It is a true page-turner.”