December 20, 2019

Understanding the rise of Trump

Identity Crisis: The 2016 Presidential Campaign and the Battle for the Meaning of America by John Sides, Michael Tesler, and Lynn Vavreck, Princeton University Press, US […]
December 18, 2019

A wide-eyed, colorful guide to a dreadful story

The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments from the Bronze age collapse… by Dan Carlin, Harper, US $29.99, Pp 288, October 2019, ISBN 978-0062868046 In the post-World […]
December 18, 2019

Revisiting the land of gold and dreams

   Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West by H. W. Brands, Basic Books, US $32.00, Pp 544, October 2019,    ISBN 978-1541672529 American […]
December 16, 2019

Revisiting Nazism

Hitler: A Biography by Peter Longerich, Oxford University Press, US $39.95, Pp 1324, October 2019, ISBN 978-0190056735 Adolph Hitler and his ideology were defeated three quarters […]
December 15, 2019

Becoming more productive and happier

Take the Day Off: Receiving God’s… by Robert Morris, FaithWords, US $22.00, Pp 216, October 2019, ISBN 978-1546010166 In 2017, a CNN report titled “Stress Really […]
December 14, 2019

What we owe to the Jews

Genius & Anxiety: How Jews Changed the world, 1847… by Norman Lebrecht, Scribner, US $30.00, Pp 464, December 2019, ISBN 978-1982134228 For one hundred years from […]
December 11, 2019

When the last stronghold of the Confederacy fell

Vicksburg: Grant’s Campaign That Broke the Confederacy by Donald L. Miller, Simon & Schuster, US $35.00, Pp 662, October 2019, ISBN 978-1451641370 The Civil War historians […]
December 9, 2019

Discovering our world and its people

Around the World in 60 Seconds: The Nas Daily Journey―1,000 Days. 64 Countries. 1 Beautiful Planet by Nuseir Yassin, Bruce Kluger, HarperOne, US $29.99, Pp 262, […]
November 24, 2019

Apple cider vinegar is perhaps the oldest food ingredient

Fire Cider!: 101 Zesty Recipes for Health-Boosting Remedies… by Rosemary Gladstar, Storey Publishing, US $16.95, Pp 204 , October 2019, ISBN 978-1635861808 Herbalist and author Rosemary […]
November 24, 2019

Why we are losing war on cancer

The First Cell: And the Human Costs of… by Azra Raza, Basic Books, US $28.00, Pp 350, October 2018, ISBN 978-1541699526 Are we winning or losing […]
November 22, 2019

Reforming Islam

Preserving Islamic Tradition: Abu Nasr Qursawi and the Beginnings of Modern Reformism by Nathan Spannaus, Oxford University Press, US $74.00, Pp 352, August 2019 ISBN 978-0190251789 […]
November 22, 2019

The untold story of US Marines’ bravery and sacrifices

The Warriors of Anbar: The Marines Who Crushed Al Qaeda by Ed Darack, Da Capo Press, US $28.00, Pp 256, November 2019 ISBN 978-0306922657 We all […]
November 19, 2019

How Tu Fu shaped classical Chinese poetry into a form of spiritual practice

Awakened Cosmos: The Mind of Classical Chinese Poetry by David Hinton, Shambhala, US $17.95 Pp 160, October 2019, ISBN 978-1611807424 Buddhism is a unique set of […]
November 11, 2019

Why we should immerse ourselves in the lives of animals

Our Wild Calling: How Connecting with Animals Can Transform Our Lives… by Richard Louv, Algonquin Books US $27.95, Pp 302, November 2019, ISBN 978-1616205607 In recent […]
November 11, 2019

God’s provision for life and health does not come in a bottle or a pill

Eat Your Way to Life and Health: Unlock the Power of the Holy Communion by Joseph Prince, Thomas Nelson, US $26.99, Pp 214, October 2019, ISBN […]