“Robert D. Kaplan is America’s most prolific geopolitical theorist and observer.”
The author, herself bisexual, undertook the book “to bring the colourful world of bi-sexual scholarship out of the shadows” and to show that bisexuality “is a normal part of sexuality,” an ambition
“for all its limitations NOW has transformed thinking on feminism and sexism in America.”
“All of these women . . . served their country with patriotism and a sense of duty no less than any man who went off to war.”
“This book is a compelling read as Angus is a clear, concise, and talented writer who makes even small facets of long ago lives fascinating.”
"Anyone wanting to understand the current war in Ukraine would benefit from reading this careful and thoughtful history. . . . a deft use of the documentary format."
“Although Howe acknowledges the contingency of history and free choice, his hypothesis that humans have repeatable behaviors and social interactions is hard to refute.”
“This book is well-executed, exceptionally well researched, and a pleasure to read, even when it presents challenging thoughts and ideas.”
"A visually stunning, dramatic story of the development of the atomic bomb."
"a fascinating narrative . . . Pegg is a masterful guide into the developing Christian world."
“Uncovering the flaws of omission and the personal pain of activists reveals an unrecognized part of our social and cultural history that should not have been lost to us for so long.”
“Borman . . . delivers a captivating and exquisitely heart-wrenching account of the mother and daughter duo who radically changed English history forever.”
“Ellman’s book is not history; it is not even revisionist history. It is a lengthy diatribe against one of America’s greatest generals.”
“Just as Imperial Germany challenged British sea power in the early 20th century, China in the early 21st century has challenged U.S. sea power.”
“Deeply engrossing and moving, this splendid biography gives us the remarkable man behind the tortured face.”
He taught us to bear witness.
“Faderman’s engaging style defies the fear of this being a dense, obtuse, textbook. It isn’t.
If you have ever wondered if public corruption, scandal, family political scheming, and unbounded ambition are recent phenomena in affairs of state, then look no further than this new volume on the
"a vivid image of Rome as it changes over the centuries . . . a big gift in one small book."
“a truly new history of the battle that specifically aims at the many controversies and traditional talking points of the battle.”
“a gastronomic adventure . . .”
“Watling’s deep research allows her to mine intimate views of these women, in both their public and private lives, and to recreate how each took up the cause.”
“Glass writes a simple, honest, straightforward engrossing history of the epic scale of post-traumatic stress disorder during the First World War as studied in Craiglockhart Hospital near E
“J. C. Hallman explores the problems with historical conscience in Say Anarcha, the story of Dr.
“In First Family, Good writes well of George Washington and the lives of the youngest of his step-grandchildren but without overreaching with the discussion of gossip.
“Sadler . . . understands the Mahanian dictum that ‘Great nations have great navies, and diminish without them.’