'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Omar Bradley and George S. Patton were the three standout American generals in the war against Nazi Germany, and they have been the subject of an infinite number of histories over the past 65 years.
Of making books about the legend of Atlantis there is no end, and much reading of them is truly a weariness of the flesh. Into thisvast and ever-extending phantasm world of wild and weird speculations, Northern Irish historian Emmet Sweeney's new study comes as a welcome and sobering mug of strong, high-quality coffee.
Has there ever been a more deceptive and subtle philosopher of history than Harry Turtledove? He entertains so engagingly and with so much light-fingered confidence that his many readers seldom stop to think about the subversive, unsettling questions about the prosecution of human affairs and the unfolding of destiny that he proposes.