A collection of short biographical sketches of the world’s most famous (and infamous) military leaders; help for novice cooks; a look at technological advances in gaming, current legislation regulating the industry, and world gambling.
The Homesman, a “Polished” Jewel in the Crown, the Adult Film Industry, Fast Scans, & More | Video Reviews, April 15, 2015
The Homesman is not like any other Western, an Emmy Award winner finally receives the digital makeover not accorded its 25th anniversary edition, first-time director Kezin’s odd but captivating and touching documentary.
Monuments of Tibet, Islam & Muslim Beliefs, “Mummymania,” & More | Reference Reviews, February 15, 2015
Henss’s epic book on Tibetan history and culture will be in great demand, Renard explains Islam using an accessible and balanced approach, a truly rollicking blend of scientific and pop culture for “mummymaniacs” everywhere.
The Civil War’s Edwin Stanton, Comma Queen Norris, RA Guide to Historical Fic & More | Social Sciences Reviews, February 15, 2015
Marvel’s complex work will appeal to Civil War scholars and general readers; Norris’s handy guide is for writers of all levels; Sehat’s book is for political junkies, historians, and rhetoricians; librarian Baker’s guide strikes the perfect balance of thoroughness and accessibility.
Christie’s Poirot Defines an Era, Portraits of Hope and Health Care, plus New Trailers, Fast Scans | Video Reviews, December 2014
Poirot: Series 13 marks the end of an era; a look at the lack of research studies and results for recently developed vaccines; a powerful documentary demonstrates how hope can come from tragedy.
Histories of the Underground Railroad, British Dynasties, the American Civil War, plus the Best Place To Work, and Lots Lots More | Social Sciences Reviews, November 15, 2014
Foner’s seminal work is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of the United States; Friedman delivers a must-read for managers; essays for academics, critics, and students of video game design.
For All Audiences: the LGBT Experience, the Aftermath of 9/11, Holocaust Histories, Plus Fast Scans | Video Reviews, November 15, 2014
Interviews with men and women elected to public office who are openly LGBT, the life and work of Noam Chomsky, one of the backstories of September 11, 2001, the fate of Jewish children in Belgium who escaped the Holocaust.