Alexandra Robbins opens her compelling and highly important book, The Teachers, with a brilliant hook: “You may think you know what’s inside, but you don’t,” and then repeats, throughout h
“a compelling, unique read.”
From the first paragraph, this debut novel grabs the reader with its voice as well as its dramatic plot setup:
“Pope’s apparent objectives—to illuminate fraud and celebrate whistleblowers—are well supported by her evidence and arguments.”
“Kincaid provides some good clues and foreshadowing with books, journals, handwriting, and broken hearts whose purpose becomes clear at the book’s end.”
Debut novels are often overlooked by avid readers because of the wealth of works by well-known authors. This one should not be.
One of the favorite topics of military historians are the so-called “revolutions in military affairs”—those convergencies of technologies and weaponry that create great change regarding how militar
It is 1963, and Beatrix Thompson is reminiscing about the past few decades of her life, particularly when she spent time in America.
The setting in Yorkshire, in the town of Saltaire, provides a perfect location for murder—actually, several deaths.
“The White Lady is a perfect fit for lovers of historical mysteries featuring intrepid, resourceful women who emerge as equal to their male colleagues and sometimes are more courag
“This brightly written biography of a fierce woman lost to history will appeal strongly to feminists.”
“Zelikow proves an effective storyteller with an easy, uncomplicated narrative that makes for good reading of solid, honest scholarship reminiscent sometimes of Barbara Tuschman’s The G
“Leebaert, to his credit, presents an unvarnished look at the policymakers he credits with saving America’s democracy and shaping the post-World War II world.”