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Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln

by John Stauffer,
The Baltimore Sun, December 7, 2008

Call Me Ted

by Ted Turner with Bill Burke,
The Huffington Post, December 2, 2008

New Deal or Raw Deal: How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America

by Burton W. Folsom, Jr.,
Barron's Financial Weekly, December 1, 2008

Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

by H. W. Brands,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 30, 2008

Panic: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity

by Michael Lewis,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 23, 2008

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

by Alice Schroeder,
The Baltimore Sun, November 23, 2008

War of a Thousand Deserts: Indian Raids and the U.S.-Mexican War

by Brian DeLay,
Tulsa World, November 23, 2008

The Jewel of Medina: A Novel

by Sherry Jones,
The Jerusalem Post, November 14, 2008

The Bagel: The Surprising History of a Modest Bread

by Maria Balinska,
The Forward, November 14, 2008

The Great Brain Suck and Other American Epiphanies

by Eugene Halton,
(co-authored with Kevin Morris)
The Huffington Post, November 7, 2008

Fred Astaire

by Joseph Epstein,
The Boston Globe, November 2, 2008

From Colony to Superpower: U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1776

by George C. Herring,
The Jerusalem Post, October 24, 2008

Some of It Was Fun: Working with RFK and LBJ

by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach,
Tulsa World, October 19, 2008

The Widows of Eastwick

by John Updike,
The Jerusalem Post, October 7, 2008

Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - And How it Can Renew America

by Thomas L. Friedman,
(co-authored with Kevin Morris)
The Huffington Post, October 7, 2008

Philanthro-Capitalism: How the Rich Can Save the World

by Matthew Bishop and Michael Green,
Barron's Financial Weekly, October 6, 2008

Planet Google

by Randall Stross,
The Portland Oregonian, October 5, 2008

The Obama Nation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality

by Jerome R. Corsi,
The Jerusalem Post, October 3, 2008

Terrace dedicated in honor of Glenn Altschuler

Cornell Chronicle, September 29, 2008

Indignation

by Philip Roth,
The Jerusalem Post, September 19, 2008

"Lawyer Lawyer Hero Hunter"

(co-authored with Kevin Morris)
The Huffington Post, September 8, 2008

"Pirates and the Good Ship Popular Imagination"

(in Plunder, The Art of Joe Zucker: 1977-2008)
Nyehaus, September 1, 2008

Obscene in the Extreme: The Burning and Banning of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath

by Rick Wartzman,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 31, 2008

The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism

by Ron Suskind,
The Jerusalem Post, August 29, 2008

Liberty: A Novel of Lake Wobegon

by Garrison Keillor,
The Baltimore Sun, August 24, 2008

Man in the Dark

by Paul Auster,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 24, 2008

The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846-1848

by Martin Dugard,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 24, 2008

Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love

by Lara Vapnyar,
The Jerusalem Post, August 15, 2008

"It Only Gets Worse From Here"

Forbes, August 13, 2008

The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism

by Andrew J. Bacevich,
The New York Observer, August 11, 2008

The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule

by Thomas Frank,
The Baltimore Sun, August 10, 2008

The Power Makers: Steam, Electricity, and the Men Who Invented Modern America

by Maury Klein,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 10, 2008

What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception

by Scott McClellan,
The Jerusalem Post, August 8, 2008

"Corrupting Habit"

(co-authored with Kevin Morris)
The Huffington Post, August 6, 2008

Teen Ink review by a Summer College alum

Teenink.com, August 1, 2008

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My Sister, My Love

by Joyce Carol Oates,
(co-authored with Kevin Morris)
The Huffington Post, July 25, 2008

War and Decision: Inside the Pentagon at the Dawn of the War on Terrorism

by Douglas J. Feith,
The Jerusalem Post, July 25, 2008

The Age of Reagan: A History, 1974-2008

by Sean Wilentz,
The Boston Globe, July 20, 2008

Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do

by Tom Vanderbilt,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 20, 2008

The China Diary of George H. W. Bush: The Making of a Global President

by Jeffrey A. Engel,
The Baltimore Sun, July 13, 2008

Defending Identity: Its Indispensable Role in Protecting Democracy

by Natan Sharansky with Shira Wolosky Weiss,
The Jerusalem Post, July 11, 2008

The Kingmakers: How the Media Threatens Our Security and Our Democracy

by Mike Gravel and David Eisenbach,
(co-authored with Kevin Morris)
The Huffington Post, July 2, 2008

The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future

by Mark Bauerlein,
(co-authored with Kevin Morris)
The Huffington Post, June 19, 2008

The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart

by Bill Bishop, with Robert Cushing,
The Boston Globe, June 15, 2008

Memo to the President Elect: How We Can Restore America's Reputation and Leadership

by Madeleine Albright,
The Jerusalem Post, June 13, 2008

"The End of Politigation"

(co-authored with Kevin Morris)
Hufffington Post, June 12, 2008

White House Ghosts: Presidents and Their Speechwriters From FDR to George W. Bush

by Robert Schlesinger,
The Baltimore Sun, June 8, 2008

Bush's Law: The Remaking of American Justice

by Eric Lichtblau,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 1, 2008

Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America

by Rick Perlstein,
The Portland Oregonian, June 1, 2008

Audition: A Memoir

by Barbara Walters,
(co-authored with Kevin Morris)
The Huffington Post, May 27, 2008

The Post-American World

by Fareed Zakaria,
The Jerusalem Post, May 23, 2008

The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage

by Daniel Mark Epstein,
The Baltimore Sun, May 18, 2008

The Man Who Loved China: Joseph Needham and the Making of a Masterpiece

by Simon Winchester,
The Portland Oregonian, May 18, 2008

A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World

by Tony Horwitz,
The Baltimore Sun, May 11, 2008

The Investor's Dilemma: How Mutual Funds Are Betraying Your Trust and What to Do About It

by Louis Lowenstein,
Barron's Financial Weekly, May 5, 2008

Strange Bedfellows: How Late-Night Comedy Turns Democracy into a Joke

by Russell Peterson,
(co-authored with Kevin Morris)
The Huffington Post, May 1, 2008

Wrestling with the Angel of Democracy: On Being an American Citizen

by Susan Griffin,
The Baltimore Sun, April 27, 2008

Dictation

by Cynthia Ozick,
The Jerusalem Post, April 18, 2008

Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood

by Mark Harris,
(co-authored with Kevin Morris)
The Huffington Post, April 17, 2008

Worlds at War: The 2,500 Year Struggle Between East and West

by Anthony Pagden,
The Baltimore Sun, April 13, 2008

Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism

by Kevin Phillips,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 6, 2008

The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order

by Parag Khanna,
The Baltimore Sun, April 6, 2008

In Search of the Blues

by Marybeth Hamilton,
The Boston Globe, March 23, 2008

The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict

by Joseph E. Stiglitz and Linda J. Bilmes,
The Jerusalem Post, March 21, 2008

Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization

by Nicholson Baker,
The Boston Globe, March 9, 2008

American-Made: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA When FDR Put the Nation to Work

by Nick Taylor,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 9, 2008

A Brief History of Rock, Off the Record

by Wayne Robins,
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Journal of Popular Music Studies, March 1, 2008

A Brief History of Rock, Off the Record

by Wayne Robins,
Journal of Popular Music Studies, March 1, 2008

President Lincoln: The Duty of a Statesman

by William Lee Miller,
The Baltimore Sun, February 24, 2008

Modernism: The Lure of Heresy: From Baudelaire to Beckett and Beyond

by Peter Gay,
The Jerusalem Post, February 22, 2008

Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith & Politics After the Religious Right

by E. J. Dionne, Jr.,
The New York Observer, February 18, 2008

"Democrats Can Prevent Catastrophe and Hillary Should Help"; and as "Trouble Ahead?"

(co-authored with Robert Spitzer)
The Cleveland Plain Dealer; The Syracuse Post Standard, February 15, 2008

The Slave Ship: A Human History

by Marcus Rediker,
The Baltimore Sun, February 10, 2008

The Logic of Life: The Rational Economics of an Irrational World

by Tim Harford,
The Baltimore Sun, February 3, 2008

Day Of Reckoning: How Hubris, Ideology, and Greed are Tearing America Apart

by Patrick J. Buchanan,
The Jerusalem Post, February 1, 2008

Cancel Your Own Goddam Subscription: Notes & Asides from The National Review

by William F. Buckley Jr.,
The Baltimore Sun, January 27, 2008

The Jewish Americans: Three Centuries of Jewish Voices in America

by Beth S. Wenger,
The Baltimore Sun, January 13, 2008

Can't Buy Me Love: The Beatles, Britain, and America

by Jonathan Gould,
The Baltimore Sun, January 6, 2008

The Great Funk: Falling Apart and Coming Together (On A Shag Rug) in the Seventies

by Thomas Hine,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 6, 2008

"Pirates and the Good Ship Popular Imagination"

Plunder, The Art of Joe Zucker: 1977-2008, Nyehaus, 2008

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