“an excellent primer on the role of seaborne commerce in creating our global economy . . .”
“This is a fun and informative book for those who want a good overview of the history, present, and future regarding what a world where robots might rule.”
It’s World War II.
As is true with so many things, the pandemic has both brought to light new problems as well as highlighted old ones and hastened trends already occurring. The same is true when it comes to cities.
“Their stories of self-sacrifice, professional dedication, and unconditional compassion for everyone who came through the emergency room at MMC are true profiles in courage.”
Dominic Janes takes on a number of topics in this wide-ranging book, Freak to Chic.
“O’Hanlon . . . describes his strategy as ‘asymmetric deterrence,’ using ‘non-lethal tools’ of statecraft.”
Bigger is not better, at least when it comes to corporate power and economic concentration. This is the thesis of Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar whose book on antitrust law is published in concert
Here is vital reading for Americans and people anywhere who seek to understand what is happening “after the fall” of the global system created by the United States and shaped increasingly by China
Jesse Singal says his “book is an attempt to explain the allure of fad psychology, why that allure is so strong, and how both individuals and institutions can do a better job of resisting it.”
“Readers seeking a sterile understanding of profanity with all the lewdness and bawdiness sanitized away and air-brushed out will likely find Nasty Words beyond their comfort zone.
“The Unbroken Thread . . .
“Jeff Shesol shows how to detail one intriguing tale after another while backing every word with hundreds of bits and bytes found in library archives, government documents, memoirs, and int
“The Menopause Manifesto is empowering.”
“Riley’s book is both an incisive examination of Sowell’s ideas and a tribute to a man of courage, brilliant intellect, fierce independence, and scholarly integrity.”
“Run. Fight. Think.”
“Given the cherry-picked evidence, faulty logic, and sheer naivete of this book, any reader hoping to understand world affairs should turn elsewhere.”
Eleanor Roosevelt was a transformational figure for generations in the US and around the world.
“tells a compelling story why the classics deserve a new look.
Illuminating and uplifting, I Am a Girl from Africa is a must-read.
Natalie Baszile first caught a whiff of fame with her novel, Queen Sugar, that was adapted for TV and co-produced by Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey.
Our country has been at war for 20 years, and despite several presidents promising to get us out of conflicts in the Middle East, each one has been defeated in his ambitions to date.
“at once painful to read but vitally necessary if Americans are to understand the ‘widely ignored’ epidemic that affects millions in ways we still do not fully understand.”
To understand the challenges posed by Communist China, and the difficulties experienced by the United States in dealing with these challenges, there is probably no better book than Chaos Under