Reviewed in the New York Times today are AMERICA’S THREE REGIMES: A New Political History by Morton Keller (Oxford University Press), DAY OF EMPIRE: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance — and Why They Fall by Amy Chua (Doubleday) and THE CONSERVATIVE ASCENDANCY: How the GOP Right Made Political History, by Donald T. Critchlow (Harvard University Press). And there is another review of Bush books, this time by Emily Bazelon. The LA Times headlines a review of Jesse Unruh and the Art of Power Politics by Bill Boyarsky (University of California Press).
At the Chicago Trib you can find a discussion of Head and Heart: American Christianities by Garry Wills (Penguin).
And for your Thanksgiving, the Washington Post features food history, with a review of MOVEABLE FEASTS From Ancient Rome to the 21st Century, The Incredible Journeys of the Food We Eat by Sarah Murray (St. Martin's).