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Aimee Sabo, Book Reviewer

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A Strong-Minded Woman

by Aimee Sabo

Upon her death in 1905, Mary A. Livermore was hailed by the Boston Transcript as “America’s foremost woman.” It was a fitting epitaph. During the Civil War, Livermore worked tirelessly to ensure proper nutrition and medical care... Read More

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When Baghdad Ruled the Muslim World

by Aimee Sabo

Current bestsellers on Iraqi history reveal a nation steeped in religious frenzy, poverty, and war. The fact that few, if any, Western readers can conceive of a Baghdad beyond the headlines is not the fault of politicians or media,... Read More

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Hunting the King

by Aimee Sabo

Ever since Dan Brown published his bestselling The Da Vinci Code in 2004, thrillers about religious history have become a lucrative, if predictable, staple of the publishing world. To stand out from the stacks, it seems, would take an... Read More

Book Review

Walled

by Aimee Sabo

In the summer of 2004, the International Court of Justice ruled that Israel’s security barrier violated humanitarian law. Three years later, the wall measures 252 miles and is growing. Supporters point to the fact that suicide bombings... Read More

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My Mother's Lovers

by Aimee Sabo

Alexander is obsessed with air—how to move it, heat it, cool it and clean it. In late twentieth-century South Africa, where millions crumble under weighty issues such as race, colonialism, revolution and AIDS, Alex clings to nothing.... Read More

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Portrait of a Priestess

by Aimee Sabo

There are few social theories on which a Victorian male scholar and a modern feminist would agree, but the suppression of women in Ancient Greece is one of them. According to the author, the tendency to mold history to fit a contemporary... Read More

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