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    • April 6, 2017 10 Business Books by Women

      Which lady business book should be your new career bible? Alex Daly’s THE CROWDSOURCERESS of course! [Read more]

    • April 13, 2017 Jochen Hellbeck, author of STALINGRAD, named Guggenheim Fellow!

      Jochen Hellbeck’s research centers on individual life stories and the shaping of the self in modern Europe, with a primary focus on the Soviet Union. He particularly seeks to understand the place of individuals in the context of cataclysmic events of the 20th century: the Russian Revolution, Stalin’s terror regime, and the Second World War. [Read more]

    • February 9, 2017 Pause! We Can Go Back!

      "One is grateful to David Sax for mapping the eddies where we might, at least for a moment, find some stillness, respite, and fun." [Read more]

    • January 31, 2017 Boston Marathon bombing survivor to wed fireman who saved her

      On the day of the bombing in April 2013, Sdoia, 48, a long-distance runner, was a spectator near the marathon finish line when the pressure-cooker bombs went off. Materia, 37, rushed to her aid and comforted her during the ride to Massachusetts General Hospital in a police vehicle. Roseann Sdoia and Mike MateriaAP "I asked him if I was going to die. And he told me that I was going to be OK, that I only had a flesh wound," she recalled. [Read more]

    • May 2, 2016 Tom Burgis receives the Overseas Press Club Cornelius Ryan Award for best non-fiction book on international affairs!

      "Exceptionally detailed reporting on a critical topic: how resource-rich African countries have been looted by their political leaders working hand-in-hand with international corporations. Burgis carries out remarkable on-the-ground investigations to identify the government and corporate officials who, in country after country, collude to amass tremendous fortunes while leaving their citizens impoverished and powerless. The book is a must-read for those eager to understand the problems plaguing a wide swath of Africa today." [Read more]

    April 8, 2016 WSJ reviews Dreams of a Great Small nation
    by kevin Mcnamara

    "It is instructive to be reminded, by Mr. McNamara’s fascinating narrative, that nationalist feeling can be part of an admirable desire for freedom." —Arthur Herman, Wall Street Journal   [Read more]

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