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Swan's WaySwan's Way

by Peyton Moss

This is a remarkable book, but not easy to encapsulate. Perhaps best described as a meditation ˆ partir de Proust, it is a parallel exploration of the fictional character of Charles Swann (a central figure of In Search of Lost Time),... Read More

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Allegiances

by Peyton Moss

The schooner America is surely the most famous vessel in the history of yacht racing. Even confirmed landlubbers probably know the story of how she trounced the cream of England’s racing fleet in 1851 and established a competitive... Read More

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Bandits Over Baghdad

by Peyton Moss

Primarily an account of the futuristic Stealth Fighter’s significant combat role in Operation Desert Storm, Bandits over Baghdad is a glossy, smoothly written production, filled with photographs, first-person accounts, and operational... Read More

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Napoleon the Novelist

by Peyton Moss

For most people, the name Napoleon summons a familiar image: the military genius in his cocked hat and green overcoat, wagering his empire on classic battlefields from Austerlitz to Waterloo. To such readers, a “life” of Napoleon... Read More

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The Beast God Forgot to Invent

by Peyton Moss

The title novella of Harrison’s new collection is worth the price of admission itself. The Beast God Forgot to Invent is a fine example of mid-length fiction: engaging, surprising, intelligent and sophisticated in an off-handed way,... Read More

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Robert Nisbet

by Peyton Moss

“Everything vital in history reduces itself ultimately to ideas,” wrote seminal mid-century conservative thinker Robert Nisbet, the subject of this commendably concise and articulate intellectual biography. Nisbet, who died in 1996... Read More

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