"Fredriksen tells this critical history be contrasting the meanings in the sources, particularly in the New Testament, through the story of the money changers, the resurrection, and the End
“OIivares makes us laugh, cry, and empathize with immigrants grappling with conflicting identities and often unwilling hosts.
“Written by a writer, educator, and art historian, and presented in a compact seven by seven inch size, The Face: Our Human Story is an entirely approachable, relatable and enjoyab
“the book reads almost like a Tom Clancy thriller, with political intrigue, international machinations, and suspense keeping the pages turning even if the reader is already basically famili
“For students of history, and also for casual readers who simply enjoy learning new and unusual aspects of history, this book is a real gem.
"Baime wrote The Accidental President almost as if a witness to those momentous times.
“Waleson’s reporting of the tumultuous history of NYCO is arts journalism at its best.
The popular British historian John Julius Norwich’s last book (he died at age 88 on June 1, 2018), A History of France, is a treasure of historical narrative, witty observations, and trenc
"The beginnings of class warfare, democracy, individual liberty, local government, racism, and American slavery had beginnings for what would become the United States in Ja
"Srinath Raghavan engagingly writes an epic narrative that gives the reader much to ponder about what might have been, and the United States' role in the world."
“Hastings has written the best one-volume history on this war in a generation . . .”
“Engaging, gorgeous, and thought provoking, this massive tome is a truly landmark example of the synergy between military history and the visual arts.”
Should one be inclined to search, there is a plethora of titles published on this subject since the end of World War II.
In the 21st century, Americans take for granted that U.S. presidents exercise broad war-making powers. U.S.
“My aim in this book,” writes Polish historian Adam Zamoyski in his captivating new biography of Napoleon Bonaparte, “is not to justify or condemn, but to piece together his life . . .
Carl von Clausewitz is best known for his magnum opus, On War, which has long been considered the standard for Western thought on war and strategy. Although generations of graduate and wa
"through this book of nonfiction snippets, however enlightening, the idea of the author seeing a much bigger picture emerges, one best told through the experience of the different parts."
“The book is sure to inspire home cooks to try a hand at baking their own bread and churning fresh butter or spend time drooling over the scrumptious photographs.”
On June 21, 1969, an estimated three-quarters of the British population tuned into Royal Family, a fly-on-the-wall BBC documentary that captured the royals as surprisingly ord
Many Americans were shocked last year to watch neo-Nazis marching and chanting racist profanity in the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia.
If there are any remaining doubts about the central role played by Ronald Reagan in the unraveling of the Soviet empire, Seth Jones’ riveting new book A Covert Action should dispel them.
In “The Accidental Rebel,” an op-ed published in The New York Times on the 40th anniversary of the Columbia student uprising of 1968, novelist Paul Auster (Columbia ’69) asserted that stud
"A Fierce Glory offers spectacle over detail to the benefit of understanding."
“The Order of the Day is smug, self-important, and pedestrian history.”
"This very thick book makes a fast entertaining read that illuminates facts about the times on almost every page.