Donald Nichols, the man at the center of Harden's important work, was skilled at what he did, often brazen in the ways he did it, and prone to a set of morally deficient behaviors that got him into considerable trouble.
14 Mar 2018
A World Ablaze is an edifying treat for any general reader looking to get acquainted with the towering but very human figure of Martin Luther.
13 Oct 2017
This learned and lively book by award-winning historian, author, and broadcaster Bettany Hughes offers a riveting biography of a city that has remained relevant for well over two millennia.
21 Sep 2017
Collecting the World captures the insatiable curiosity of Hans Sloane and his desire to collect and catalogue as much of the world as a man and a museum could.
24 Aug 2017
Hanink takes us on an exploration of ancient and modern Greece, showing how our ideas of classical antiquity can have powerful implications for how we think about the present.
11 Jul 2017
How a conflict is defined and labeled can make all the difference in whether an organization such as the Red Cross comes on the scene.
12 Jun 2017
Analogous to the elements (i.e., atoms) generating the varied world around us, so too the elements of language can be rearranged to create a vast number of meanings.
16 Mar 2017
It’s a mark of Tremain’s accomplished writing that in these relatively short chapters there's nearly always some kind of revelation or surprise, some kind of turning point.
07 Mar 2017
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