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Self-Styled

by Eileen Gonzalez

Packed with stunning twists and larger-than-life characters, "Self-Styled" is a fascinating true crime story. Alan C. Logan’s historical true crime work "Self-Styled" chronicles the strange and scandalous life of a prolific American... Read More

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General in Command

by Benjamin Welton

"General in Command" is a fascinating biography of an overlooked but great American soldier. Michael M. Van Ness’s "General in Command" is a fantastic biography of one of World War II’s less familiar, but brilliant, leaders. The man... Read More

Book Review

Decision Affirmed

by Benjamin Welton

"Decision Affirmed" is a draining but rewarding history of World War II in the Pacific. Clarence Vold’s "Decision Affirmed" concerns one of the most controversial decisions in modern history: that to drop two atomic bombs on Japan in... Read More

Book Review

Mighty Justice

by Meg Nola

Dovey Johnson Roundtree’s powerful memoir "Mighty Justice" covers her devotion to legal, racial, and gender equality. Roundtree was born in 1914, and in her 104 years worked as both an attorney and a minister to fight for the rights of... Read More

Book Review

Fifth Sun

by Jeff Fleischer

Camilla Townsend’s excellent historical text covers the Spanish conquest of the Aztecs with important additional context. Anecdotes from translated works and introductions to crucial Indigenous characters result in a gripping,... Read More

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Race for Profit

by Jeff Fleischer

The Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 is a case study in the way that private industries twist government programs to their advantage. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor’s "Race for Profit" is clear and methodical as it details how a... Read More

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