Sunday, October 15, 2017
Sunday Book Review Roundup
Richard Aldous' Schlesinger: The Imperial Historian appears to be garnering significant attention. The new biography is reviewed in The Nation, The Washington Post and the Boston Review.
Michael Kazin's War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918 is reviewed in The Nation
Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919 by Mike Wallace has recieved a glowing review in The New York Times.
In The Washington Post is a review of Ron Chernow's Grant.
Robert Paxton thoughtfully reviews Benjamin Martin's The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture in The New York Review of Books.
At H-Net is a review of legal historian Michelle McKinley's Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700.
In the New Republic Nell Irvin Painter reviews Toni Morrison's The Origin of Others.
At Salon Nancy MacLean speaks about her Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America.
In Dissent's fall issue is a review of Noam Maggor's Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age.