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The Palestinian H...
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Peter Peter said: " Very, very dry reading--wayyyy too academic for even the specialized reader. This movement is fascinating--why can't the writer bring it to life? "

 
In Praise of Barb...
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Peter Peter said: " Some of these essays are a bit past shelf-date (the book comprises his journalism pieces since 2001), but Davis is consistent, and if you liked his longer, quirky social/historical books (City of Quartz, the disaster book I can't recall the name of.. ...more "

 
The Middle Sea: A...
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Peter Peter said: " Third history I've read by Lord Norwich--filling in the embarrassing gaps of my drug-soaked college years.... If you have this problem, too, I recommend Norwich for his entertaining prose-style, though what he mostly does is make me go back to the so ...more "

 

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The Palestinian Hamas by Shaul Mishal
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Very, very dry reading--wayyyy too academic for even the specialized reader. This movement is fascinating--why can't the writer bring it to life?
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Lawrence and Oppenheimer by Nuel Pharr Davis
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What really happened out there at Trinity? This book tells you. How could so many smart guys participate in mass murder? Should Iran have the bomb? This book doesn't tell you. But I learned a lot about particle acceleration, cyclotrons, the FBI and B ...more
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In Praise of Barbarians by Mike Davis
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Some of these essays are a bit past shelf-date (the book comprises his journalism pieces since 2001), but Davis is consistent, and if you liked his longer, quirky social/historical books (City of Quartz, the disaster book I can't recall the name of.. ...more
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The Middle Sea by John Julius Norwich
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Third history I've read by Lord Norwich--filling in the embarrassing gaps of my drug-soaked college years.... If you have this problem, too, I recommend Norwich for his entertaining prose-style, though what he mostly does is make me go back to the so ...more
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