Book Review

Our Year of War: Two Brothers, Vietnam, and a Nation Divided

By Daniel P. Bolger

The story of the only siblings to serve side-by-side in the controversial conflict.

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Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe

By Kapka Kassabova

This trip through Balkan culture — past and present — leaves readers with a sense of wonder.

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The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992

By Tina Brown

The famed editor throws major shade at those who've crossed her.

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100 Amazing Facts about the Negro

By Henry Louis Gates Jr.

An easy-to-read essay collection that’s far more than a trivia compendium.

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The Safe House: A Novel

By Christophe Boltanski; translated by Laura Marris

A Parisian manse becomes a metaphorical frame for a century of memories.

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An idiosyncratic look at the future first president's genius in holding his army together.

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Across the China Sea: A Novel

By Gaute Heivoll; translated by Nadia Christensen

A short tale of an altruistic Norwegian family that packs an emotional wallop.

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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

By Chris Matthews

This new biography charts the politician’s transformation from ruthless strategist to advocate for the dispossessed.

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Trouble’s afoot in the frigid North, so the intrepid investigator bundles up and gets to the bottom of it.

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An authoritative chronicle of the gruesome era when religious dissenters met their end at the stake.

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Gorbachev: His Life and Times

By William Taubman

An accessible portrait of a decent, idealistic statesman.