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WWI Crusaders

by Erika Harlitz Kern

"WWI Crusaders" is an important historical account of an earnest effort to save a people from wartime destruction. Jeffrey B. Miller’s historical work "WWI Crusaders" reveals the detailed story behind the world’s largest famine... Read More

Book Review

The Art of Reading

by Matt Sutherland

As props go, a vase of flowers or bowl of fruit may qualify as the painter’s favorite subject—excepting, of course, a portrait of the person paying the artist’s fee in advance. But artists throughout history have also shown a... Read More

Book Review

City of a Million Dreams

by Susan Waggoner

With a resident’s in-the-bones understanding of the place, Jason Berry’s "City of a Million Dreams" is a hypnotic biography of a unique American city. Beyond its Mardis Gras, po boys, and jazz lies a richer and more complex New... Read More

Book Review

The Ruins of Ani

by Rachel Jagareski

Father Krikor Balakian’s memoir of his 1909 visit to the medieval Armenian city of Ani is newly available in English as "The Ruins of Ani". Translator Peter Balakian highlights the historical importance of this text, which documents... Read More

Book Review

How It Happened

by Rachel Jagareski

Budapest lawyer Ernő Munkácsi was the secretary of Hungary’s Central Jewish Council, which administered restrictions on Jews by the government and its German occupiers during 1944. He documents the decimation of the largest intact... Read More

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