Book Review

The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo

By Brendan Simms

This tight, vivid account brings the reader into the heart of the epic conflict.

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    The Illuminations

    By Andrew O'Hagan

    A beautifully written novel with valuable messages about both aging and war.


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    By Peter Carey

    Hacktivists take on the Establishment in this mostly successful tale from Down Under.


    Malfeasance on an Epic Scale

    By Ronald Goldfarb

    A look at Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War

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    An entertaining exploration of the cultural events and music that defined a decade.

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    The Buried Giant

    By Kazuo Ishiguro

    A master storyteller spins a tale for the ages.

    Independent Voice

    Not every great book makes a great movie.

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    An Arlington, VA-based publisher with a soft spot for translations.