With a Bang and No Whimpers | Memoir

Hammer Head

This month’s memoir column features women on the cusp of change and a 50-year estrangement.

Nonfiction: Sportswriter Epstein, Victorian London, Alaska Memoir, plus Info Tech, World War II History, Ebola | Xpress Reviews

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A new volume for Epstein readers, an atypical look at London’s social history, a beautifully written memoir of Alaska, naturalists will savor McAllister’s love letter, the U.S. Army’s Pathfinders in action, a defined study of sociology.

Trains, Punks, Magic, YA, and Tidying Up | What We’re Reading

The Girl Next Door

As the holiday approaches, the staff at LJ/School Library Journal give thanks for good books about girls, trains, getting old, future worlds, sitting in the dark, and tidying up for perhaps the last time ever.

Portraits of War: From the Shenandoah Valley and Waterloo to the Pacific and Iraq | Social Sciences Roundup

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Renewed insights into the personae of Lt. Gen. Jubal Anderson Early, a look at issues of mental health care and treatment in the army, ­Hitler’s pact with Stalin during the early days of World War II, the story of World War I from the perspectives of Austria and Germany.

Nonfiction: Tudor England, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Black Panthers, and Martin Luther King Jr. | Xpress Reviews

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Tudor adventurers for fans of travel narratives, Ham’s excellent work continues the atomic war debate, new details on civil rights history from a Black Panther, and Smiley on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

World War II Reading | Wyatt’s World

Neptune

Five titles for World War II history readers; from The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl to The Dog Who Could Fly to Neptune

Family Papers | Memoir

Blue Box

Family histories, families in history, historic families, and a memoir about cochlear implant surgery at a later age.

Living, Dying, Surviving, and Striving | What We’re Reading

Clever

This week we’re traveling via books to Florida, Iwo Jima, China, England, even Omaha, NE

War Wounds

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World War II fiction.

The March of Military History: Part 2

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Part 2 of a collection of titles on military history, covering subjects other than World War I or II.

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