“Sobering and frightening as his analysis of the president is, it is also a call to arms.”
If there are any remaining doubts about the central role played by Ronald Reagan in the unraveling of the Soviet empire, Seth Jones’ riveting new book A Covert Action should dispel them.
Olivia Hussey became an international celebrity at the young age of 17 when she landed the role of Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet.
"This very thick book makes a fast entertaining read that illuminates facts about the times on almost every page.
In “The Accidental Rebel,” an op-ed published in The New York Times on the 40th anniversary of the Columbia student uprising of 1968, novelist Paul Auster (Columbia ’69) asserted that stud
The Still Life Sketchbook is essentially a blank sketchbook with outstanding illustrations designed to inspire and stimulate productivity in the budding artist.
“In this wonderful book . . .
“The Order of the Day is smug, self-important, and pedestrian history.”
"A Fierce Glory offers spectacle over detail to the benefit of understanding."
“If you love animals and are inspired by fine art, this book is a gem. This collection is elegant, simple, and rich with emotion.”
If ever there was or is a book that presents a conundrum for a reviewer, this is it; Stephanie Pfriender Stylander: The Untamed Eye is a mystery in so many ways.
If you are a fan of Marc Jacobs and his body of work as a designer then it would behoove you to run, not walk, to buy this book.
“a valuable and blessedly concise addition to the literature.”
Do not be misled by the title of the book as most prospective readers will be expecting a large monograph filled with a plethora of glossy images using clothes from the Chanel archive.
“To Survive on This Shore radically widens the range of visible trans experiences.
Bloomsbury’s Object Lessons series offers small, pocket-sized books big on ideas and insights into the theoretical and cultural implications of everyday objects.
“Lisa Brennan-Jobs is a very good writer who has somehow managed to dredge up debilitating memories without feeling sorry for herself. It’s a compelling read.”
In November 1849, Cambridge, Massachusetts, was very much a sleepy town run by Harvard University.
The topic of death and dying has gripped the publishing world for the past several years.
“Wars are not won by evacuations,” remarked Winston Churchill after 338,226 British and French soldiers were safely transferred from the beaches at Dunkirk to England in late May-early June 1940.
“This captivating story will sweep the reader through fascinating and glowing accounts of the great composer’s life . . .”
“this book is an excellent companion to a survey of photography course, or as an introduction to the evolution of modern visions in photography.”
In the decade before the Civil War two writers penned words that capture the erratic pulse of our American Experiment.
Anyone seeking to understand the last years of the Cold War should read this book. The central figure is Oleg Gordievsky, now in his eighties and living in a (hopefully) safe house near London.
“a crisply written, compelling narrative that highlights the roles of key U.S. policymakers such as Dean Acheson, George Marshall, Louis Johnson, and George Kennan.”