Category Archives: Featured Books

THE NEW RULES OF WAR

THE NEW RULES OF WAR

THE NEW RULES OF WAR: VICTORY IN THE AGE OF DURABLE DISORDER, by Sean McFate  (Author) Publisher: William Morrow (January 22, 2019) Some of the principles of warfare are ancient, others are new, but all described in The New Rules of War will permanently shape war now and in the future. By following them Sean McFate…MORE

SEPARATE

SEPARATE

SEPARATE: THE STORY OF PLESSY V. FERGUSON, AND AMERICA’S JOURNEY FROM SLAVERY TO SEGREGATION by Steve Luxenberg  (Author)    Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition (February 12, 2019)  A myth-shattering narrative of how a nation embraced “separation” and its pernicious consequences. Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court case synonymous with “separate but equal,” created…MORE

Alienated America

Alienated America

ALIENATED AMERICA: WHY SOME PLACES THRIVE WHILE OTHERS COLLAPSE by Timothy P Carney  (Author) Publisher: Harper (February 19, 2019) Respected conservative journalist and commentator Timothy P. Carney continues the conversation begun with Hillbilly Elegy and the classic Bowling Alone in this hard-hitting analysis that identifies the true factor behind the decline of the American dream: it…MORE

Fault Lines

Fault Lines

FAULT LINES: A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1974, by Kevin M. Kruse (Author), Julian E. Zelizer (Author) Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition (January 8, 2019) Two award-winning historians explore the origins of a divided America. If you were asked when America became polarized, your answer would likely depend on your age:…MORE

GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT

GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT

GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT: A GUIDE FOR COUPLES: THIRD EDITION, by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D. Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin (January 22, 2019)  The New York Times bestselling guide to transforming an intimate relationship into a lasting source of love and companionship, now fully revised with a new forward and a brand…MORE

CHARACTER CARVED IN STONE

CHARACTER CARVED IN STONE

CHARACTER CARVED IN STONE: THE 12 CORE VIRTUES OF WEST POINT THAT BUILD LEADERS AND PRODUCE SUCCESS, by Pat Williams  (Author), Jim Denney (Author), Mike Krzyzewski (Foreword) Publisher: Revell (February 5, 2019) Overlooking the Hudson River on the campus of the United States Military Academy at West Point are 12 granite benches, each inscribed with…MORE

I AM BILLIE JEAN KING

I AM BILLIE JEAN KING

I AM BILLIE JEAN KING (ORDINARY PEOPLE CHANGE THE WORLD), by Brad Meltzer  (Author), Christopher Eliopoulos (Illustrator) Publisher: Dial Books (February 5, 2019) Billie Jean King is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Read about this amazing athlete in the seventeenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about…MORE

NO BEAST SO FIERCE

NO BEAST SO FIERCE

NO BEAST SO FIERCE: THE TERRIFYING TRUE STORY OF THE CHAMPAWAT TIGER, THE DEADLIEST ANIMAL IN HISTORY, by Dane Huckelbridge  (Author) Publisher: William Morrow; Reprint edition (February 5, 2019) A gripping, multifaceted true account of the deadliest animal of all time and the hunter on its trail, equally comparable to Jaws as to Matthiessen’s The Snow…MORE

MOSES V. TRUMP

MOSES V. TRUMP

MOSES V. TRUMP: A CONTEMPORARY NOVEL, by David M Dorsen (Author) Publisher: Collusive Publishing (November 13, 2018) Former Assistant Chief Watergate Committee prosecutor David Dorsen has veered from his scholarly non-fiction works to delve into a humorous fictional account of Donald Trump. Dorsen said he felt compelled to pen what is a slightly burlesque treatment…MORE

THE COSTS OF CONVERSATION

THE COSTS OF CONVERSATION

THE COSTS OF CONVERSATION: OBSTACLES TO PEACE TALKS IN WARTIME (CORNELL STUDIES IN SECURITY AFFAIRS), by Oriana Skylar Mastro (Author) Publisher: Cornell University Press (March 15, 2019) After a war breaks out, what factors influence the warring parties’ decisions about whether to talk to their enemy, and when may their position on wartime diplomacy change? How…MORE