“In Blood Runs Coal, former CIA officer and Justice Department attorney Mark A.
“Vanguard serves both as a tocsin and an inspiring map forward if we are to protect voting rights for all.”
“there is still much left to accomplish in racial relations and justice.
“O’Neill’s first book is a dazzling reminder that American racism is robust and virulent.”
“fascinatingly humorous and surprisingly illuminating . . .”
“Life of a Klansman is . . .
“Highly readable, A Traitor to His Species ably details the ‘uncomfortable debate about the proper balance between animal rights and human interests . . .’”
“A sobering, scarifying account that leaves the reader exhausted and in awe at the author’s endurance during these ritual gatherings of the MAGA tribe.”
“‘If the government won’t stop the war, we’ll stop the government.’ At least 15,000 demonstrators tried, with mixed results at best, to bring Washington to a virtual standstill.”
On May 10, 1869, as the last ceremonial rail was bolted down at Promontory, Utah, a San Francisco newspaper declared America’s first transcontinental railroad a “victory over space, the elements, a
“The Vapors is a new take on the familiar gangster history, but it needs just a little bit more cohesion to make it all fit together.”
“In Defense of Looting is a reflection on violence as a form of social protest that can lead to social change.”
“Kerri Arsenault’s portrayal of the devastating impact of unregulated capitalism on the lives of poor, mainly dark-skinned people is a serious indictment of the American way.”
“[Henry Kissinger] was a great if flawed public servant—above all a patriot, who like Bismarck, traveled the current of history and attempted, however imperfectly, to steer the nation to sa
“For students of both American government and the early history of the republic, this volume fills in a significant gap, while highlighting the political challenges faced by our very first
“Reaganland delivers a worthy and captivating conclusion to a rip-roaring, revelatory, and definitive four-volume journey through the dark heart of Movement Conser
“1980 was an astonishing year for Miami that changed the metropolis forever.”
“will come as a shock to readers used to hearing about meticulously planned and executed American special operations . . .”
“Caste . . .
“At exactly fifteen minutes past eight in the morning, on August 6, 1945, at the moment when the atomic bomb flashed above Hiroshima, Miss Toshiko Sasaki, a clerk in the personnel department of the
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
“Eliot Ness and The Mad Butcher is an excellent biography that reads like a thriller and stands on its own, distinct from its predecessor.”
“examines those critical 27 months and the key decisions that allowed the U.S. to begin the long road to becoming the ‘Arsenal of Democracy’ . . .”
“Historians build on the research of their predecessors in the field, and no one could be a better guide than Professor Bailyn.”
“Butch Cassidy is a fast read, and Leerhsen’s writing style is engaging and believable—a good way to spend a quiet weekend and learn the truth about the Old West.”