“This isn’t the usual tearjerker cancer story. It is a gleefully offensive cancer story. It is the Blazing Saddles of cancer stories.”
“Gerhard Richter: Panorama” offers a means to delve into the artistic practice of an iconic figure in modern European art.
Like Updike, Anthony Burgess, and Vladimir Nabokov, Cynthia Ozick writes reviews with lush prose, each essay a stimulant to those seeking the beautiful interplay of ideas, language, and strong opinions.
“For those interested in an introductory volume about the Jewish people and Israeli history, this book is highly recommended.”
“The German War” is an important scholarly achievement in the field of modern German history, and it is written with an epic narrative sweep.
“After Hitler” by Michael Jones is “a brilliant exploration of the final days of the European theater, valuable in its military analysis and generous use of eyewitness accounts.”
Michèle Audin’s debut novel “One Hundred Twenty-One Days” is a story about mathematics and love.
Jim Marrs takes us on a wild ride into secret societies, Nazi wonder weapons, and why the Council of Foreign Relations is responsible for every bad thing ever.
I review books on Hitler’s domestic spaces and how Germany deals with 4 centuries of history over at the New York Journal of Books.
“The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government” by David Talbot is a book chronicling the collision of two powerful dynasties, the Dulles family and the Kennedy family.