“Beverly Gage’s nearly 800-page biography of J. Edgar Hoover . . .
“an annotated scholarly work intended to illustrate ‘the endless possibilities for reimagining and reinterpreting American Jewish history.’”
”Our America elevates us to the stars while simultaneously pulling back the curtain to reveal our scars. The images can be edifying or terrifying.”
“New Women of Empire is never less than a fascinating read, and many of these chapter case studies could well be expanded for fuller publication.”
“H. W. Brand in The Last Campaign tells an interesting tale, an informative page turner for the general reader.”
“Roberts tells an epic tale through these 31 stories, the evolution of a great city developed by people who wrote history with their lives.”
The clash over history is heating up as pundits and politicians across the political spectrum seek to shape and interpret history to suit their purposes and narrative.
“Cleveland’s personal history offered no foreshadowing of future greatness.
“A magnificent job of bringing this little-known history into the full glorious light where it belongs.”
“By Hands Now Known makes an authoritative argument for reparations and restitution for the families and communities whose lives were destroyed by Jim Crow crimes, and for whom not
“David McCullough’s Brave Companions is a welcome reminder of how history should be written.”
“Nicely crafted, the book will appeal to hard-core Ness fans and true-crime freaks.”
“In his timely and necessary The Third Reconstruction, Peniel Joseph has written a book with the power to engender the same consuming and transforming passion that
“Where Mandelbaum breaks new ground is when he discusses and assesses the serial failures of Presidents Clinton through Obama in post-Cold War geopolitics.
“Jefferson Morley’s new book Scorpions’ Dance uses the relationship between CIA Director Richard Helms and President Richard Nixon as a window through which to take another look at
“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.”