The title of this book could be misleading.
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
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The United States confronts many problems besides an often recalcitrant and myopic Senate.
“A thoroughly consuming reexamination of one of the most shameful scandals of American political history.”
It is late at night on June 4, 2018, and under cover of darkness a father and son, carrying nothing but a backpack, approach “a short wall painted dark” that demarcates the international border bet
Welcome to the “Rashomon effect” in politics inside the Beltway!
“it would be well for all to read One Mighty and Irresistible Tide in order to gain a better understanding of what it means to be an immigrant pursuing the American Dream.”
“‘The rise of the religious right should be cause for alarm among all who care about the future of democracy in America.’”
“they have become the successors to the Greatest Generation . . .”
Was there a way for candidate Barack Obama to address chaos in Iraq while also calling for pursuit of Osama bin Laden lodged in a corner of putative partner Pakistan?
Russian Roulette is essential reading for anyone interested in the strange story of Donald Trump’s complex and disturbing relationship with Russia.
“Hovitz had the grit, determination and resources to pull herself out of the morass of PTSD. What about the rest of her generation growing up in this post-September 11 world?”
Is there an Obama Doctrine—a grand strategy based on a coherent worldview that guides Obama’s foreign policy?
And Still I Rise: Black America Since MLK is a companion to a PBS series of the same name and chronicles the last 50 years of black history and culture in an illustrated timeline featuring
“a needed addition to the shelves of thoughtful parents and citizens, affluent or not.”
In the introduction to her book The XX Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World Alison Wolf states that “until now all women’s lives, whether rich or poor,
“[certain characterizations in the book ought not] preclude serious consideration of Dr.
“. . . politics and foreign policy wonks will love this book.
“President Clinton goes on to make an extremely detailed list of 46 steps government could take to make our society and our economy function better.
“This book is recommended to anyone involved in health care—from student to practitioner to teacher or administrator—to remind us all of the traditions that nurture and feed us.
“Accessible to both undergraduates and postgraduates, this is an excellent statistical study.
“Mr. Pelton has sharpened his pen and plugged into individual contractor units to bring us this candid take on the behind-the-scenes players in warfare.”
This novel is a real-time, disturbing blitzkreig. It is also an important, exhausting, and challenging book about our army during today’s conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.