...captures the delicate, complex and important ideas Madison formed and the lengths he went to to see to fruition the events that have contributed to the success of the experiment of a republic.
Uneven, but patient readers will be rewarded with lessons about persistence and the joy of running.
Teachers will appreciate Danza’s advocacy, and perhaps readers who know him from TV will be moved to consider the urgent questions he raises.
Elegantly woven strands in a not-so-easy-to-follow whole, but tremendously moving.
He has written a haunting book, and the story it tells is hardly over. He is living out a sequel that is no less strange and magickal than what he has already been through.
...but the man has brought the country a little closer to his way of seeing things. And his journey as explained by Brian Doherty is a fascinating one.
Though the interviews seem unlikely to redraw the contours of Mr. Kennedy or his presidency, they are packed with intimate observations and insights of the sort that historians treasure.
Best of all, Mr. Fate is a fan of the coyote. . .
Destiny of the Republic reads like a novel, an exciting page turner which will keep you wanting for more.
The proof of goodness is usually in the details, so it becomes clear right off the bat that Dickson has written an authoritative work.
Interventions is, instead, a treatise on the doctrine that has defined and scarred the post-cold war years: interventionism. It is part reflection, part stricture and part call to arms.
The book is a beguiling reminder that human nature doesn't much change from one Gilded Age to another, although each new con merchant brings fresh wrinkles to the racket.
This is a worshipful, competent insider’s glimpse of a matchless first lady whose diplomatic skills and glamour enabled her to do the unthinkable: briefly wrest the Mona Lisa from France.
This rich memoir offers practical insights about learning when to intervene and when to let go.
Mr. Atkinson has written a hymn of praise for the rugby game and the rugby community that will ring true to anyone who has played rugby at any level, and will grip even those who haven't.
An inspiring and useful memoir from a significant figure in 21st-century American politics.
An amiable portrait of a baseball great—like Yogi Berra, Dizzy Dean and Satchel Paige—whose outsized personality looms even larger than his considerable athletic achievements.
She does not so much write his biography as seek to destroy the hagiography others have created.
...a visually entrancing collection of illustrations...
Kicking and Dreaming is everything a rock memoir should be, and a testimony to...overcoming stereotypes and inspiring many women rockers who have come after them.