“Dorothy Kalins shares her own kitchen muses with such enthusiasm and exuberance that they stay with us long after we finish reading The Kitchen Whisperers.”
Hayley Mills is truly a figure from the past. Pollyanna indeed.
Persona is the ultimate and quintessential definition of the genre classified as coffee table books.
“Written by Helmi’s younger son, Helmi’s Shadow is an absolute candy fix for politophiles and historophiles.”
“a fascinating read.”
“If you are a lover of the game of tennis, admire Rodger Federer, or want to know more about him, The Master is the book for you. . . .
“Garrett Ryan entertains as well as educates on the ancient history of the Greeks and Romans.”
“This book has been compared to the Pentagon Papers in providing a candid description of US decision-making, or lack thereof, and will certainly stand as an excellent start
“Mark Piesing in N-4 Down explores the least remembered of this forgotten era: the story of Roald Amundsen, Umberto Nobile, and their airship adventures in the Arctic.”
SelfMadeHero, a small British niche publisher of graphic narratives, has issued The Dancing Plague by Gareth Brookes, an award-winning illustrator and writer.
“Authoritative, compassionate, and valuable, this book provides a fresh understanding of the many dangers of addiction . . .”
The cover of this fashion chronicle is an iconic and historic image of Beverly Johnson wearing a turnout by Scott Barrie and lensed by Francesco Scavullo. Mr.
“Thomas Ferenczi has written a concise, primary-sourced, and fact-based history of Nazi Germany’s foreign policy between 1933 and 1939.”
The brain is most likely the center of our thought, our emotions, our communication, and other additional mental life. Unfortunately though, the brain is a difficult organ to study directly.
“With its helpful tools for beginning artists, imaginative sketches on every page, and its unique approach to drawing this book will also benefit the adult budding artists.”
“To Douglass, Johnson was hardly a ‘Moses,’ not this man who boasted that, while he had owned slaves, at least he had never sold them.
“This book will help the reader understand a troubled past and see contemporary conflicts between China and the West in a broader perspective.”
“Their stories of self-sacrifice, professional dedication, and unconditional compassion for everyone who came through the emergency room at MMC are true profiles in courage.”
“informative and compelling . . .”
Michael Pollan has written about apples (Botany of Desire), corn (Omnivore’s Dilemma) and many other edibles (Food Rules).
“In Battle of Britain, Dilip Sarkar tells the story of this historic moment through the experiences of participants who did not survive the battle.
This is an enthralling and deceptively small book built around, at first sight, a rather unpromising story line concerning the prolonged struggles of a skinny, underweight boy against the efforts o
“Bearing witness has never been more important. Cerotti and her grandmother are powerful guides as to why these Holocaust stories matter.”
“Books like this are important as 9/11 continues to fade into past history for many Americans, a distant reminder of that period of time when all Americans united to overcome trage
“Buddha Bowls by Tanja Dusy is a feast for the eyes with mouth-watering photographs and vivid descriptions that entice the senses.”