Sunday, May 2, 2010

Sunday book notes

Borrowing from Ralph Luker on a busy morning:
Geoffrey Wheatcroft, "About Face," NYT, 26 April, reviews Max Hastings's Winston's War: Churchill, 1940-1945.

Harold Evans, "The Magazine King," Daily Beast, 1 May, reviews Alan Brinkley's The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century.

Nick Turse, "The Pentagon Book Club," Nation, 29 April, reviews Mark Philip Bradley's Vietnam at War, John Prados's Vietnam: The History of an Unwinnable War, 1945-1975, Lewis Sorley's A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and Final Tragedy of America's Last Years in Vietnam, and Sorley's Vietnam Chronicles: The Abrams Tapes, 1968-1972.

Christine Smallwood interviews Tony Judt for the Nation, 29 April.