In New Orleans, a sturdy column once capped by a bronze figure of Confederate General Robert E. Lee reaches into the sky.
In the fall of 1948 Ernest Hemingway and his fourth wife Mary traveled to Europe, staying in Venice for a few months.
A social history and even personal memoirs may not be everyone’s cup of tea and, at first glance, that might appear to be the case here.
The concept of “the digital divide” originated in the 1990s and has over the years had multiple definitions.
“Lago is a storyteller, and his accessible, sprightly writing style makes what could be a mind-numbing collection of facts read like an adventure yarn.”
In Rembrandt’s painting, Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl, a child leans in the window, smiling, looking at everything the rich world has to offer her, including a bowl of frui
Sargent: The Masterworks is a beautifully illustrated biographical narrative of the American Impressionist painter John Singer Sargent (1856–1925).
“offers a sobering historical analysis of these groups . . .”
J. D. Dickey’s new book Rising in Flames could be subtitled A Politically Correct Guide to Sherman’s March. It is equal parts social history and military history.
“a brilliantly moving book.”
“The Campbell family continue their successful quest to create a healthier and peaceful life for everyone.”
“an entertaining, sad story, and one that will give the reader much to think about.”
“An American Quilt [is] nothing less than a reexamination of American history through the lens of race, class, and gender.”
There is a question that is rarely asked or addressed by any constituent of the American criminal justice system.
“Alone time gives us permission to pause, to relish the sensual details of the world rather than hurtling through museums and uploading photos to Instagram.”
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is quite candid about his support for President Donald Trump. This fact will immediately turn off readers of a moderate, liberal, or progressive bent.
“This book is a catalyst for a thoughtful discussion of . . . complicated and challenging issues.”
Why do some people see a dress as white and gold, while others insist the same dress is blue and black? You remember The Dress, right?
Greg LeMond was a kid from outside Reno, NV, who joined an elite cycling team in France and went on to unseat Europe’s reigning champions in the sport.
“[This] book is a must not only for specialists but for any reader trying to understand how and why U.S.-Russian relations have gone from Bill Clinton’s embrace of Boris Yeltsin to confront
Since the days of Athenian democracy two and a half millennia ago, the idea of “rule of the people” has acquired many versions.
“A Prophet with Honor is an in-depth, honest, and absorbing story of the life of Billy Graham.”
Many authors are currently interested in Adolf Hitler’s rise to power.
“If you care anything about journalism as it was practiced before the age of the Internet, it’s a must read.”
“readers will enjoy its original, ironic, satirical, and often humorous poems.”