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    NOV. 5, 2013

HISTORY

VANISHED

by Wil S. Hylton

An absorbing read that is well-structured to pull readers through the narrative. A perfect complement to Bryan Bender’s You... Full review >

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This detailed, mostly worshipful account will not convince everyone, but few will put it down. Full review >

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    NOV. 5, 2013

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE BULLY PULPIT

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

It’s no small achievement to have something new to say on Teddy Roosevelt’s presidency, but Goodwin succeeds admirably. A... Full review >

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    SEPT. 30, 2013

HISTORY

YEAR ZERO

by Ian Buruma

An authoritative, illuminating history/memoir. Full review >

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    THE RED MAN'S BONES

    JULY 22, 2013

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE RED MAN'S BONES

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Eisler’s fine, thorough work begs for a fresh reappraisal of this pioneering artist. Full review >

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    NOV. 1, 2013

HISTORY

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by Chris West

Stamp collectors and Anglophile history buffs alike will enjoy this book—and for the reader who’s both, it’s a sure bet. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE BROTHERS

    OCT. 1, 2013

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE BROTHERS

by Stephen Kinzer

A well-documented and shocking reappraisal of two of the shapers of the American century. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

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    APRIL 12, 2013

HISTORY

THE UNDIVIDED PAST

by David Cannadine

A generally persuasive, impassioned book-length essay. While his conclusions (and language) sometimes grow repetitive, they... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    1941

    NOV. 5, 2013

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

1941

by Slavko Goldstein translated by Michael Gable

A stunning work that looks frankly at the “roots of evil.” Full review >

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