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.
Memo to: Messrs. O’Reilly & Tennant
From: Your Book Reviewer
I read your book.
This historically accurate book, a real gift to children, explains the effective and admirable life of Effa Manley, the first important female baseball clubowner.
the inciting incidentScene: Arc d’ Triumph. Jude Law meets Gabriel
Garcia Marquez, calls him Gabo.
Marquez slaps the boy and calls him puta,
Romance with a social message rooted in Christianity is the basis of Kathi Macias’ Extreme Devotion Series.
This large format book is no coffee table artifact. A lively text by the Los Angeles Public Library’s map archivist, Glen Creason, along with an introduction by fellow native D. J.
“Insurance is the great protector of the American middle class, but only when it works.” Jay Feinman’s premise is that the property and casualty insurance industry is a profit seeking one that make
In Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women, Rebecca Traister follows key women involved in the 2008 Presidential election, to tell the story “about the country
“Mr. President, it is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope.
For the better part of this year, newspapers, magazines, the blogosphere, radio, TV, and bookstores have been filled with analyses of how President Obama squandered his initial popularity by pushin
Ophelia Field was born in Australia to American parents and now lives in London with her partner and children.
As a follow-up to his wildly successful Duct Tape Marketing, John Jantsch’s newest book, The Referral Engine, manages to build on his previous success with a book that is not only
There was a time, up until the early 1980s, when someone of relatively modest means could, if interested, buy the great wines of Burgundy, the grand crus and premier crus, on a fairly regular basis
Spider Silk: Evolution and 400 Million Years of Spinning, Waiting, Snagging, and Mating is an interesting, well-researched book about the history and development of spiders.
“Get your score card! Can’t tell the players without a score card!” The sounds of summer. In an election year, the sounds of the world politic.
This is a book that aims to set the West’s exploration of the solar system in its historical context.
Cube 17, January 2009
Americans viewing those old and trite film shots of people lounging around languidly in opium dens, powerless to escape from their drugged reveries, used to feel scorn for those addicts.
Providence has its signature upon everything of value, tangible and intangible.
One of the most accurate and inaccurate criticisms leveled at the romance genre is that they are all the same.
In these recessionary times, buying a book like Secret Historian only makes good sense for the frugal reader, in that it consists of a dizzying array of biographies, all bound within a sin
Thank goodness not everyone can make a living off of their childhood ambitions. Otherwise, who would serve as insurance actuaries?
"As difficult as our choices are today, they will be more difficult tomorrow."