Sunday, November 1, 2009

Sunday Book Round-up

Ayn Rand and the World She Made by Anne C. Heller is taken up today in the New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle.

Also in the NY Times, James McPherson reviews THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR: A Military History by John Keegan.

An interview with Mark Mazower, author of No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations, appears in the Boston Globe.

Children of Armenia: A Forgotten Genocide and the Century-Long Struggle for Justice by Michael Bobelian is reviewed in the Washington Post.

Worse Than War: Genocide, Eliminationism, and the Ongoing Assault on Humanity by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen is reviewed in the San Francisco Chronicle.

1688: The First Modern Revolution by Steve Pincus is discussed by Bernard Bailyn in the New York Review of Books.

Also in the New York Review, Double Exile: Migrations of Jewish-Hungarian Professionals Through Germany to the United States, 1919–1945 by Tibor Frank and Enemies of the People: My Family's Journey to America by Kati Marton are taken up by István Deák.

Johathan Rabban discusses Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits by Linda Gordon and Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange's Photographs and Reports from the Field by Anne Whiston Spirn in the New York Review of Books, and David Cole discusses American prisons.