“beautifully identifies kindness as an endlessly renewable resource—the light we all can shine on the lives of others and in so doing bathe in its grace ourselves.”
“Cumming, an art critic, journalist, and author, has a grasp of the language that flows through a number of twists and turns that the story takes.
Here is a wide-ranging history and analysis of a force—migration—that has shaped Europe and continues to do so today.
"Anthony Everitt's understanding of the world of Alexander the Great does better at solving the mystery of the man than in solving his death."
"There was a feeling of immersion into a vastness of humanity, of what seemed to some the beginning of a new age."
"Selig has also given us a book that captures his love for the game. There is goodness here, a transforming goodness."
"With Rise! Hegedus has elevated the craft of writing, as well as the bar, for all fellow picture book biographers."
“In Me the People, Nadia Urbinati has produced an exceptional scholarly work on a highly relevant socio-political phenomenon.”
Poetic culture still grapples with the question, what is the proper subject for poetry?
"Each chapter in this book becomes not just a separate life and adventure but a different way to learn about the Pilgrim experience."
“‘We are not the first generation of queer people to have found ourselves trapped in a straight marriage,’ he writes, ‘but please God, let us be the last.’ Books like his will help that pra
American involvement in Southeast Asia was bigger than Vietnam. Indeed, US forces were spread out between South Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.
A year before the more famous “bridge too far” at Arnhem in The Netherlands, the “Red Devils” of the British Parachute Regiment traded blows with the “Green Devils” of the German Fallschirmjaeg
“Jennifer Silva serves as much as an academic scholar as a personal therapist, and a reader has to ask how she could endure the endless suffering experienced by her all-too-honest subjects.
“This may require rereading to absorb some of the mathematical terms, but the book is fun, and interesting, and a challenge on many levels.”
“Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator is short, easy to read, and quickly gets to the point, while avoiding many of the questions any astute reader might raise.
“the book is eminently worth reading for its compassion, research, and practical insight.”
Imagine that you begin your dream doctoral program and immediately find a professor generous with his mentoring time.
“Harjo evokes images, emotions, and places in a poetic biography of family perseverance. She proves sentiment.”
“If you want a crash course in the evolution of postmodern capitalism over the last five decades read Kochland.”
Sister Helen Prejean is known for campaigning against the death penalty, reinstated in the US in 1976, responsible for 1, 940 deaths.
"No one needs a background in the Renaissance and its Holy Roman Church to enjoy this epic and fast- paced tale of debauchery, intrigue, politics, and more."
“Seen against the complex backdrop of her family circumstances, the machinations of literary London, and changing social mores that made a ‘female Byron’ no longer socially acceptable, L.E.
“Animals Up Close is a visually attractive picture book filled with stunning closeup photographs of a wide range of animals.
“It smelled like a combination of mud and shit. But the fact that 400,000 people could be in an environment like that and generally be so euphoric is pretty extraordinary.“