Here & There in History & Travel

Here & There in History & Travel

Happy Monday! We’ve got a look at U.S. history and a Russian travelogue to kick your week off: THE TRUE FLAG: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire by Stephen Kinzer Two starred reviews! “A timely work on the vociferous sides taken over the Spanish-American War of 1898—and how that history relates […]

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Nonfiction Stars

Nonfiction Stars

We’re easing you back into the post-Thanksgiving work-week with some starred nonfiction titles: THE CORRESPONDENCE: Essays by J. D. Daniels “The debut collection by an essayist who writes like a rattlesnake, his sentences coiled yet always ready to strike with venomous impact. These essays…have a cumulative power that can leave readers devastated. An uncommonly auspicious […]

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