“It’s difficult to share the finite details that rise to the surface as Matthews takes the reader from his youth through his life experiences.
Most of us at one time or another long to produce something creative. When the COVID pandemic hit and we were required to quarantine, many of us became frustrated, depressed, and downright bored.
“Reading Rosemary Brown’ carefully crafted, charming book, readers can now be armchair companions of two amazing women.”
“A nicely crafted popular history, Battle for the Big Top will appeal to anyone who has ever wondered about the men who gave us the thrill of three-ring circuses.”
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
“Isn’t the final goal of surrealism, after all, to transform the world?”
The subtitle for this book says it all: Deadly Dogfights, Blistering Bombing Raids, and Other War Stories from the Great American Air Heroes of World War II, in Their Own Words.
“Komunyakaa’s poems read like meditations. Images flow and weave into elegant narratives.”
“Borchert’s history is bound to appeal to readers interested in the American 1930s, the careers of noted writers, and the U.S.
“This is a picture book meant for adults . . .”
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
“Sidecountry is a treat and an education about multiple aspects and the fundamental allure of sport and the amazing story of the human struggle.”
“This is a terrific book, a brilliant reexamination of the events leading up to the greatest conflict in human history.”
Edmund C. Roberts Jr., Captain US Army, was killed by a sniper’s bullet in Korea in 1951 when his youngest child was eight months old.
This powerful little book belongs to the Object Lessons series described by one admirer in the flyleaf as “the most consistently interesting non-fiction book series in America” (Megan Volpert,
The Secret Life of Whales is a huge blue book with a shimmery cover. It starts off by explaining that whales belong to the Cetacean family and are either Baleen whales or toothed whales.
“It is more than a little disconcerting to read that each meeting of the White Knights, no matter how sparsely attended, opened with a Christian prayer before discussion turned to their dec
“Anyone who has walked even a short section of the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest Trail has stepped into this dimension, which is nature’s gift to the human soul.”
“a gripping ride”
“For those wanting never-before-published information about Korean, Japanese, and Chinese Americans in the OSS, this book will prove a windfall.”
The author, Krys Malcolm Belc, is a nonbinary, transmasculine parent who shares his journey from giving birth to his son, to his decision two years later to take testosterone therapy, and to becomi
One picks up What Happened to Paula? On the Death of an American Girl, expecting a true crime murder mystery. On the surface, it checks all the boxes.
“Jenny Diski is an absorbing, savagely witty, insatiably curious, and gifted writer. She is direct, unafraid, and full of surprises.”
Marimekko: The Art of Printmaking is a celebration for one of the most renowned and recognizable “créateurs” of the last and present centuries.
“Tommy Pico brings his unique personal perspective to this volume.