Dobson captures empathetically the skill and insight of modern neo-despots – in much the way their more successful opponents do.
Richard Brookhiser...conveys the man in full and files a strong paternity suit pointing to Madison as the father of American politics.
Elegantly woven strands in a not-so-easy-to-follow whole, but tremendously moving.
Despite its sometimes academic tone, Tea Partiers and Occupiers alike may be surprised and enlightened by this lucid analysis, all the more convincing for its sympathetic treatment of both sides of the argument.
He brings home the fundamental rashness and recklessness of the American response to the Sept. 11 attack.
...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.
For anyone seriously interested in the retirement industry — and that’s what it amounts to, an industry — this book should be required reading.
A shorter but heavier book...co-written by four professors at New York University's Stern School of Business, one of whom used to sit on Freddie's board, is a worthy complement to Ms Morgenson's and Mr Rosner's narrative-based work.
If you are interested in tax policy and you’re not a tax expert, you should read this book.
There are no startling revelations here to revise history. But there is a fund of anecdote and a sense of texture to enrich it, including the terror of the Cuban Missile Crisis...
...the former NBC news anchor diagrams what's wrong with the country and how to fix it. Education reform, he says, is a silver bullet every bit as important to the nation's progress now as civil rights was in the 1960s.
It would be nice if there were an easy solution to this funding disparity, but the book’s primary goal is to expose a reality that runs counter to conventional wisdom.
A fascinating and unique portrait of the Internet not as "a physical world or a virtual world, but a human world."
These essays form a highly personal epilogue to "The Gospel Sound" and allow Mr. Heilbut to deploy a confessional mode that suits his elegy for a dying American art.
He has produced a book which, like its author, is well-organised, unaggressive and elegant, with glimpses of an attractive hinterland.
A well-reasoned argument on the structural problems now paralyzing American government, with a less-convincing proposed solution.
Of the many words written about Jacqueline Kennedy, these are among the best.
If you choose to give this delightful book to your high school or college graduate, tell the recipient it’s not necessary to start at the beginning with the “Thirteen Rules” - just pick it up anywhere and enjoy.
...but Beeman’s work is distinguished by a gently judicious tone that allows us to appreciate, and draw some lessons from, the delicate balances that emerged out of that passion-filled Philadelphia crucible.
The book is effectively a critique of US policy and performance, and he makes a nuanced and convincing case.