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  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Alex's Wake'

    By Martin Rubin - Special to The Washington Times

    The shameful tale of the German liner St. Louis, which sailed the seas in 1939 with its Jewish refugee passengers in search of safe harbor, has been told many times — and why not? Published July 29, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘Assault and Flattery’

    By Kate Obenshain - Special to The Washington Times

    Think the “War on Women” meme is passe? Run its course? Think again. Published July 28, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘Lovers at the Chameleon Club’

    By Corinna Lothar - Special to The Washington Times

    Paris in the 1930s was rife with “[u]nemployment, inflation, mass bankruptcy, immigration, a crushing national debt, an increasing tax roll, and a diminishing tax base, political scandal, poverty, a shrinking middle class — and the high jinks, over the border, of [its] neighbor, Mr. Hitler.” Published July 25, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘That Summer in Paris’

    By Martin Rubin - Special to The Washington Times

    Ever since I read “A Moveable Feast,” Ernest Hemingway’s marvelously evocative memoir of his salad days in 1920s Paris, I have known just how special it was for him and his generation of American writers Published July 24, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘A Spy Among Friends’

    By Muriel Dobbin - Special to The Washington Times

    There is no question that Kim Philby was the most legendary spy of World War II, carving a trail of deception and death in the world of espionage. Published July 23, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘Barnaby: Volume Two’

    By Michael Taube - Special to The Washington Times

    In 1942, cartoonist and illustrator Crockett Johnson caught the American public by storm with his brilliant comic strip “Barnaby.” Published July 22, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW:’Making David Into Goliath’

    By Max Eden - Special to The Washington Times

    With the media attention pivoting from the World Cup in Brazil to the latest conflict in Gaza, it seems an apt time to dredge up an old joke. Question: If the United Nations put together a soccer team, who would they play? Answer: Israel. Published July 21, 2014 Comments

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  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Price of Fame'

    By Marion Elizabeth Rodgers - Special to The Washington Times

    Throughout her life, playwright and diplomat Clare Boothe Luce insatiably aimed for the top. Published July 17, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Police State USA'

    By Adam Walinsky - Special to The Washington Times

    The subtitle to this alarmingly titled book is "How Orwell's Nightmare is Becoming Our Reality." The author, a news writer for The Washington Times, offers as illustration a case in which a former Marine was arrested and forced to undergo a psychiatric evaluation on the basis of anti-government messages posted on his Facebook page. Published July 16, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Vodka'

    By Jeremy Lott

    The subject of "Vodka: How a Colorless, Odorless, Flavorless Spirit Conquered America" almost killed me once, but I'm willing to let that go. After all, it wasn't the vodka's fault that I turned out to be violently allergic to it. Published July 15, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Midnight in Europe'

    By John Greenya

    Published July 11, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'John Quincy Adams'

    By Alec Rogers - Special to The Washington Times

    When Secretary of State John F. Kerry declared the Monroe Doctrine, a pillar of U.S. foreign policy in name if not strict practice for nearly two centuries, officially a dead letter, he noted that it bore the name of the president who proclaimed it. Published July 10, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Twilight of Abundance'

    By Wes Vernon - Special to The Washington Times

    Since the attack of Sept. 11, 2001, and the market crash of 2008, Americans have fewer reasons to brush aside warnings such as those in the title of this book. Published July 8, 2014

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