A Pivotal Year

Titles relating to 1913, the year before World War I broke out.

A Veterans Day Conversation on Hobbies: Modelling

In connection with Veterans Day and this month’s “Collection Development” piece that Ed Burgess (EB) and I (MH) wrote on World War I, we thought we’d chat about our World War I-related hobbies. EB: I’m a modeler.  I admit it freely, without shame.  I don’t have the collector’s obsessive gene that you have, Margaret. MH: […]

The Great War at 100 | Collection Development

The impending start of four-plus years of centennials of World War I is a good time to consider how well your library collection is supporting the increased interest that the anniversaries are likely to produce.

Battle Scars: World War I in Fiction

Almost a century after World War I’s first battles were fought, its lessons about the high costs of modern warfare still resonate with today’s readers. The coming months will see the publication of a diverse group of new novels about “the Great War” and its legacy.

The March of Military History: Part 2

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

Social Sciences Reviews | August 2013

Reviews of The Tie That Bound Us: The Women of John Brown’s Family and the Legacy of Radical Abolitionism, The Assassination of the Archduke: Sarajevo 1914 and the Romance That Changed the World, and Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World, 1950–1992, plus a full list of Social Sciences reviews from the August 2013 issue.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, April 19, 2013

Tarzan turns 100, a World War I flying ace recounts his life, the communications environment, a detailed road map to aid stroke, recovery, and a fascinating look at one of our most recorded—and revered—contemporary songs: Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”

Annual Military History Roundup: Part 2 | October 15, 2012

Reviews of military history titles from World War I to the present.

Military History Roundup, October 15, 2011

Military History Roundup, October 15, 2011