“a real game changer for the historiography of the Pacific Theater in World War II . . .
“a worthwhile, engrossing read as an education in one of the most critical parts of United States' history . . .”
“a powerful and fascinating approach to the great crisis of our time. And it gets to the heart of why climate change such a vexing and all-encompassing challenge.”
From the title the prospective reader will expect a history and love letter to the ateliers of Maison Lesage.
“Joseph Whelan does a deft job of blending ground and naval actions with the Japanese accounts of the battle, writing a gripping and timely account in time for the 75th anniversary of the l
“very engaging . . . quite a treasure . . .”
“Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-Reader is pure Vivian Gornick—not always easy reading, but sufficiently gripping to make us carry on, page after page,
“Gone at Midnight is the type of true crime book that you stay up all night reading.”
“A Nail the Evening Hangs On is fiery, trauma-stricken, tender, and complicated.
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“It’s one thing to watch an impeachment proceeding play out on television. It’s another to be behind closed doors where strategies are devised and decisions made.
Emily Dickinson has been called the greatest poet in the English language. She is also “America’s most enigmatic and mysterious poet.” But she is not mysterious, according to Martha Ackman.
“The Splendid and the Vile is a tale of courage, perseverance, sacrifice, fear, tragedy, human drama, and ultimately inspiration for free peoples everywhere.
“Preston provides a highly readable, highly detailed account of the historic meetings and often difficult and contentious negotiations between Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and their staffs
Sam Wasson’s biography of Bob Fosse was an engrossing portrait of a complex artist and man. It was also a fabulous read, so fast-paced that it felt like having a three-week affair with Fosse.
“would make a lovely gift for a friend who is interested in learning more about personal change, who is exploring recovery from physical or mental illness, or who enjoyed and wants to learn
“With the ever-increasing numbers of poor adults and children in the United States, and current government efforts to further decrease benefits for them, this is an extremely timely book.”
“what makes this book interesting is that the author has effectively generalized the purpose and behavior of a number of liars throughout the centuries.”
Renaissance thinking was not just about making men smarter, more intellectual, and open minded (although who would complain about that happening!).
“It takes a strong stomach to read this memoir, but the journey is worth it.”
“Barnes is a delightful raconteur, and there’s a good deal of first-person rumination here throughout.
“an incredible tale of technology and heroism.”
“Antisemitism Here and Now is for readers who are concerned by the dangerous rise in contemporary antisemitism but unsure how to understand and confront it.”
Michael Klare’s newest book departs from many of his previous works on America’s oil wars and disastrous, often provocative militaristic policies.
“If Battle Dress is any indication of what’s to come next from Skolfield, readers should expect yet another masterfully rhythmic, morally gut-punching, timeless book of poetry.”