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Although Jonah Goldberg’s Suicide of the West borrows its title from James Burnham’s 1964 classic, it has more in common with Burnham’s The Managerial Revolution (1941), The M

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Calling all shoe freaks, fetishists, shoe dogs, collectors and aficionados, this is the book you have been waiting for!

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“Swiping our smartphones reorganizes the brain’s sensory-motor maps for the hand.

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In We, the Almighty Fires, Anna Rose Welch proves yet again that sex and religion are always the best topics for poetry.

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Lawyers learn the art of writing persuasive briefs to win cases, even when their heart does not support the facts of the case or the governing law.

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Nick Brokhausen spent the 1960s and early 1970s on the sharpest edge of the spear. Back in those days, the Minnesota native was a member of the U.S. Special Forces.

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Stephen Kuusisto is well known for his poetry, Letters to Borges (2013), as well as his books of memoir, Planet of the Blind (1998), a New York Times “Notable Book of the

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John Dower's title does not mean—quite—what you may think. It sounds like a sweeping condemnation of U.S. foreign and military policy over the last 70 years.

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The fact that Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera is by far the longest running Broadway show (over 12,500 performances at this writing and still going strong), is baffling to some

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The world of a children’s book writer is often spinning in a chaotically counterproductive whirlwind of messy, clumsy pitfalls.

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Having reviewed six books dealing with the life of the Alexander McQueen and his oeuvre, it can be said that Rasmussen brings nothing new to the table.

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“Can it happen here? Absolutely. It has happened before. It will happen again. To many Americans, something like it is happening now.” This is the verdict of Harvard law professor Cass R.

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well researched and well written, chronicling some of the major protest successes and failures of the last 70 years.”

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"Above and Beyond, by different roads, arrives at the single greater epic of the U-2 and the Cuban missile crisis that swung from almost guarantee

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When I signed up to review Brown: Poems, I had no intimation that Kevin Young, the author of the poems, had lived in Topeka, Kansas, attended the local public schools, and took poetry less

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"Alsen uses a conversational style for this concise narrative that enlightens a part of a dark and mysterious literary figure of our time."

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Here’s a big book about a big subject by a big name writer.

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Violent, erotic, dreamlike, and weird: words that only scratch the surface in attempting to describe The Absolute Gravedigger, by Vítěslav Nezval. Mr.

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Richard Elman (1934–1997) was a major figure in literary circles of the latter part of the last century, a consequential presence in our culture’s “scene.” Known primarily as a novelist—for such no

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Detroit is synonymous in contemporary American politics with dilapidation, crime, and hopelessness.

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There is a lot of discussion these days in the children's book world about books providing mirrors and windows, ways for readers to recognize themselves and see other cultures.

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