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The Price of Valor: The Life of Audie Murphy, America’s Most Decorated Hero of W
David A. SmithReviewed By:Michael Dirda
The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo
Brendan SimmsReviewed By:Stephen G. Smith
London Labour and the London Poor
Henry Mayhew, edited by Robert Douglas-FairhurstReviewed By:Edward Short
The State of the American Mind: 16 Leading Critics on the New Anti-Intellectuali
edited by Mark Bauerlein and Adam BellowReviewed By:Thomas L. Jeffers
Schubert’s Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession
Ian BostridgeReviewed By:Algis Valiunas
The Yanks Are Coming!: A Military History of the United States in World War I
H. W. Crocker IIIReviewed By:Christopher Timmers
Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty
Charles LeerhsenReviewed By:Geoffrey Norman
On Elizabeth Bishop
Colm TóibínReviewed By:Heather Treseler
H Is for Hawk
Helen MacdonaldReviewed By:Sara Lodge
Atatürk in the Nazi Imagination
Stefan IhrigReviewed By:Thomas A. Kohut
The Forgotten Depression 1921: The Crash That Cured Itself
James GrantReviewed By:Rich Danker
Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth
Terry AlfordReviewed By:Edwin M. Yoder Jr.
The Wright Brothers
David McCulloughReviewed By:David Bahr
The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq
Emma SkyReviewed By:Gary Schmitt
Medieval Christianity: A New History
Kevin MadiganReviewed By:Charotte Allen
Why the Romantics Matter
Peter GayReviewed By:James Seaton