“The biggest takeaway from Mead’s book is that for better or worse U.S.
“James Horn has put together an incredible lost history of an important figure whose life decided the future of America and all that has entailed since.”
“The author has a specific agenda about gerrymandering in our time, but he makes his points with engaging historical-political storytelling.”
“African Founders is a Promethean work, a truly magisterial and magnificent book of cultural history that extracts from potentially dry demographi
“The author makes this solid work of scholarship the sort of book that starts a young person’s love of reading and interest in history.”
“Brown’s Jackson is a dueler, a ‘slaveholder, architect of Indian removal, and a critic of abolitionism.’”
“America’s Rise and Fall Among Nations is a stinging critique of America’s foreign policy establishment and its Progressive ‘ruling class’ since 1910, and Codevill
“considerable detective work, which overlooks few details. White has certainly written the definitive book on Jane Stanford’s death.”
“The Museum takes the reader behind the displays that present the public face of culture and science, to show how they have changed and will have to change to not just survive but
“This is a well-written monograph on one of those largely unknown incidents of our history. The story of these Americans deserves to be told.”
Since Donald J. Trump is still a very active politician, it is good to have an initial review of his presidency by a team of experts on 19 different facets of his presidency.
“Dwight Chapin’s newly published memoir reveals new facts and insights into the very consequential presidency of Richard Nixon . . .”
The title of this book could be misleading.
Anyone with a drug or alcohol dependency problem will, at least some of the time, feel that nobody knows their pain.
Caroline Johnson, an artist who met Lincoln said, “Mr. President I believe God has hewn you out of rock, for this great and mighty purpose.
“The Color of Abolition proves an invaluable addition to abolitionist history, which has grown immeasurably richer in recent years.”
The best history to learn about is that of unknown or otherwise obscure events, especially in this instance where a 19th century American frontier “serial killing” family is concerned.
“If America was forged and reforged in the South, then it can be healed and reinvented there as well (and perhaps it must be so).”
“In Patriot vs. Loyalist, Si Sheppard looks at this conflict of ‘communities, even families, sundered, of neighbor turning against neighbor.’”
“Despite the many, many books on Abraham Lincoln, books such as this one bring us the closest to the real man.”
When you hear that a journalist as famous as Carl Bernstein has written a memoir, you might ask yourself what more you need to know about his illustrious Pulitzer Prize-winning career.
The Navy SEALS are the elite of the elite in the military of the United States. They train for missions according to their acronym: SEa, Air and Land.
Racial justice, judicial reform, and systemic racism have been hot topics on the nation’s radar screen in recent years.
Al Worden, command module pilot on the Apollo 15 lunar mission, belongs to a unique club, one of only six men who flew to the dark side of the moon, alone and out of contact with any other human be
“Gellman’s steadfast refusal to psychoanalyze the most complex and confounding president of the 20th century—a tendency most writers are helpless to resist—is both surprising and surprising