April 12, 2013
The Fall of the House of Dixie is an original take on the Civil War and that critical period in U.S. history. Bruce Levine does not concentrate on battles or politics, but on the aftereffects on the psychology and social fabric of the South.
September 25, 2012
This personal account of an astounding, controversial battle in the Afghan War takes no prisoners. Dakota Meyer shows us the intensity of combat and an unusual bravery, resulting in an unforgettable story of American heroism.
August 29, 2012
Tim O'Brien has established himself as the literary voice of the Vietnam War. In his classic, Going After Cacciato, we meet an unusual kind of unsung heroes.
July 10, 2012
Can life ever return to normal after war? Brian Castner explores this idea as he reveals his visceral experiences in Iraq and during his homecoming in The Long Walk.
December 23, 2011
Laura Hillenbrand, author of the beloved Seabiscuit, has returned with Unbroken, an amazing true story about an authentic American hero, that is by turns tragic, inspiring, thoughtful, and informative.
December 5, 2011
So, you may ask yourself, why would I want to read a book about a U-boat, especially one that is filled with a bunch of dead Nazis? What if I told you that the boat was found only sixty miles off the coast of New Jersey and while the crew had been Nazi, they were really just boys? Sent on a blind suicide mission, these barely young men were under the direction of a demented leadership hell-bent on fighting a lost war until the last soldiers and sailors had fallen. Not enough?
November 4, 2011
If the story of Operation Mincement wasn’t real, someone would have dreamed it up — and then been laughed at for its improbability. Yet it was one of the most thrilling espionage stories of World War II, leading to the successful Allied invasions of Sicily and then continental Italy in 1943, and London Times columnist Ben Macintyre does it justice.