“Maddow's research reflects the danger inherent in an authoritarian state.
“For anyone who thinks that gridlock and partisan machinations are a recent development, this book will quickly lay those misconceptions to rest.”
“Although democracy may not inherently be fragile, when its caretakers abandon their duties, fissures can appear. Sometimes it takes a renegade to stand in the gap.”
“a remarkable and fascinating read, made possible by the author’s extraordinary access to royal and official government archives only recently opened to researchers.”
Christopher Miller learned Japanese, wanted to travel to sub-Saharan Africa with the US Peace Corps but ended up being the only American in the eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut in 2010.
“Wong’s book helps us understand China, the CCP, and Xi as the new Cold War heats up in the western Pacific.”
“provides a compelling argument for the importance of our legislative branch and how it can reassert its relevance in the 21st century.”
“Testimony challenges the narrative that Evangelical Christianity is the gateway drug to White Christian Nationalism.”
“The heart of Black’s book is his discussions of strategy in the context of the contests for power among states and empires from the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars .
The 400-year-old relationship between China and Russia could best be summarized as incessant "frenemies"—sometimes allies, sometimes adversaries, but always in flux as the relative power between th
“A Fever in the Heartland engulfs readers in an early-'20s Indiana where the Klan’s full-tilt coup feels as palpably and terrifyingly real as it does confoundingly implausible.”
“What It Took to Win challenges the reader to think about and understand not just the history of the Democratic Party but also the politics of America in general.
This book is written by a high-profile governor who might run for president someday. Thus, the content is political.
For those who love to dig deep into Tudor history, scandal, and intrigue, the Dudleys make a fascinating study of a family whose interactions from the first Tudor, Henry VII to the last, Elizabeth
“A book for our times with the current focus on social justice . . . a magnificent portrait of a political life lived with passion and integrity.”
“White evangelicalism is a movement thoroughly entrenched in American nationalism, white supremacy, patriarchy, and xenophobia.”
“The humanity and human touch of Shultz and his biographer emerge on nearly every page.”
“The Tragic Mind . . .
“Meltzer and Mensch, in The Nazi Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill, give history a sheen of drama that it deserves while leaving the reader much
“Krogh had no idea at the start of how far he would fall. Perhaps if he’d had some inkling of the ethical and moral deficiencies in two of his first team members, G. Gordon Liddy and E.
“As its story unfolds from Kennedy to Johnson to Nixon, Silent Spring Revolution proves consistently captivating, and it takes its place alongside trilogy-mates The Wilderness
“Beverly Gage’s nearly 800-page biography of J. Edgar Hoover . . .
“provides a great deal of background and context to help the reader understand how Putin’s Russia came to believe it could impose its will on Ukraine in a lightning campaign, a mistaken not
“war sometimes does strange things even to those ideals a nation purports to cherish the most.