Andrew M. Mayer

Andrew M. Mayer

Andrew M. Mayer is a professor emeritus of humanities and history at the College of Staten Island/CUNY. His work has appeared in Condé Nast Traveler, Men’s Journal, Us Weekly, Rolling Stone, the Washington Post, and elsewhere.


6 entries by Andrew M. Mayer

Book Review

Alfred Dreyfus: The Man at the Center of the Affair

Echoes from a long-ago antisemitic persecution linger today.

Book Review

How the Best Did It: Leadership Lessons from Our Top Presidents

What can we learn from our ablest commanders-in-chief?

Book Review

What Iranians Want: Women, Life, Freedom

A heartening glimpse at recent protests inside Iran.

Book Review

A Nasty Little War: The Western Intervention into the Russian Civil War

A stellar account of a long-ago, still resonant slice of 20th-century history.

Book Review

Between God and Hitler: Military Chaplains in Nazi Germany

Did men of the cloth have blood on their hands?

Book Review

Making History: The Storytellers Who Shaped the Past

A valuable appraisal of those who tell the tales.