(Viking Press, May 4, 2010.
Immediately after Fort Sumter surrendered, the author tells us of the tremendous enthusiasm for war in both the North and the South.
In Mary Tudor: Princess, Bastard, Queen, Anna Whitelock sets out to offer a picture of English first Queen Regnant as something other than the “weak-willed failure as so often rendered by tradition
(Palgrave Macmillan, April 13, 2010)
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.
Here's the situation: Small groups of poor Muslims from a fractured and ill-governed country sail into international waters to attack ships flying under many flags, staffed by dozens of nationaliti
“The darker the night the bolder the lion.” —Theodore Roosevelt
With a little background from his Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson continues his unbelievable saga of his quest to build schools in “the last best place.” He insists on working in areas o