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Six Inches Deeper

by Jeff Fleischer

Thorough and meticulous, William Rawlings’s "Six Inches Deeper" chronicles the disappearance and discovery of a murdered woman, the murder investigation, the trial, and its aftermath. This journalistic work concerns the August 1972... Read More

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Today Sardines Are Not for Sale

by Jeff Fleischer

On Mother’s Day in 1942, a corner shop in Occupied Paris became the site of a memorable protest. At a time when collaborationist, government-enforced rationing and hunger were rampant, an organized group of women stormed that shop, and... Read More

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Cry Wolf

by Jeff Fleischer

In 2005, twenty-year-old engineering student Kenton Carnegie took a walk near his work site in a remote part of Saskatchewan, but never returned. Colleagues who found his body saw that it had been dragged and had wolf tracks nearby.... Read More

Book Review

From Peoples into Nations

by Jeff Fleischer

In the past few centuries, the map of Eastern Europe has changed far more than its western counterpart, as the rise and fall of empires—from the Holy Roman Empire to the Iron Curtain of Soviet rule—and groupings of people by... Read More

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March 1917

by Jeff Fleischer

That Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is an important chronicler of Soviet era Russia is hardly in dispute; his novels are among the most memorable depictions of that era. That’s certainly true of The Red Wheel, his massive, multi-volume account... Read More

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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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Citizen Countess

by Jeff Fleischer

Sofia Panina’s life was full of interesting intersections. A countess born into wealth, she became a popular political figure, only to run afoul of the Bolshevik government. Adele Lindenmeyr’s biography of Sofia Panina, "Citizen... Read More

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