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“What emerges from this authoritative yet accessible collection is a portrait of one of America’s most original and intuitive thinkers, a man for all seasons, along with the fruits of his w
“In combining—as the authors admit that they do—the scholarly with the gossipy in one slim volume, the resultant work is an uncomfortable blend of loose, anecdotal history and academic text
“Richard Gabriel undertakes a formidable challenge in writing on a topic little understood: the history of ancient military medicine. By all accounts he has brilliantly succeeded. Dr.
“Those who share Dr. Foley’s ‘admiration and respect for the movement’ will find this book invigorating.
“This reviewer certainly left its pages with an entirely different opinion about someone whom I had previously dismissed as the ‘Johnny one note’ who was only known for creating the queen’s
Born to Run is the story of Christopher McDougall’s search for a mysterious character—one part Carlos Castenada; another part super athlete; a third bit society dropout—who had decided tha
“Gangland gives readers an insightful, detailed account of the rise of the world’s most dangerous criminal organizations and their relentless pursuit of profit and power, as well a
“This work contributes to the current military-political literature with its clarity of vision, its minimization of the slant of right leaning biases, and is exemplary presentation of how s
“. . . despite its failings, The Godfather Effect is generally engaging.
“Overall disorganization makes Why Millions Died: Before the War on Infectious Diseases read more like a collection of thoughts and excerpts left over from many years of an interes
“This is a very well written study, and it has none of the alienating gravitas of an economics tome. The author follows interesting stories populated by colorful characters.
“If you are in search of a mindless read, are a rabid fan of Mr. Goreski, and have little to no fashion expertise, then this book is for you for you.
“Anyone who wishes to thoroughly understand the development of today’s geopolitical world must read Mr.
“Whether or not the tales told here are true, we will likely never know.
“The Wide Lens offers readers a guide to get to the bigger picture and expands critical thinking to find the possible problems and issues that can destroy the prospects of innovati
“This is a paean to one of the world’s lesser-known fashion designers, and Dream the World Awake is a book that should find itself in every supposedly au courant fashion library, f
“Mr. Mali claims, ‘by the time a student reaches sixth grade, the extent to which he or she could progress intellectually has been almost entirely determined nearly ten years earlier.
“While possibly a bit dry for bedtime reading, That’s What They Want You to Think does make fun plane, train, and (if someone else is driving) automobile reading.
“Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots? is a vital book, highly readable and highly rewarding.
“The prevailing theme of Freaking Out is that any terrorist threat is overstated and any entity that discusses a terrorist threat has some dark ulterior motive to steer the public
“. . . we have only to ask Ms. Maas about her regrets . . . ‘Mad women. Mad men. Mad days. I had a wonderful time, too. Looking back, there isn’t a single thing I would do differently.