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Joe Louis: Hard Times Man

by Randy Roberts,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 26, 2010

Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices

by Noah Feldman,
The Jerusalem Post, December 17, 2010

America By Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag

by Sarah Palin,
The Huffington Post, December 13, 2010

The Invisible Harry Gold: The Man Who Gave the Soviets the Atom Bomb

by Allen M. Hornblum,
The Forward, December 10, 2010

Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788

by Pauline Maier,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 8, 2010

The Secret History of MI6: 1909-1949

by Keith Jeffrey,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 6, 2010

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

by Siddhartha Mukherjee,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 5, 2010

History Lessons: The Creation of American Jewish Heritage

by Beth S. Wenger,
The Jerusalem Post, December 3, 2010

Record Makers and Breakers: Voices of Independent Rock 'n' Roll Pioneers

by John Broven,
Indiana Magazine of History, December 1, 2010

Record Makers and Breakers: Voice of the Independent Rock 'N' Roll Pioneers

by John Broven,
Indiana Magazine of History, December 1, 2010

Decision Points

by George W. Bush,
The Jerusalem Post, November 26, 2010

Driven West: Andrew Jackson's Trail of Tears to the Civil War

by A. J. Langguth,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 21, 2010

My Reading Life

by Pat Conroy,
The Boston Globe, November 21, 2010

Obama's Wars; The Obama Syndrome: Surrender at Home, War Abroad

by Bob Woodward; Tariq Ali,
The Australian, November 20, 2010

Wall Street Journal Notes Success of Arian Mahmoodi's Web-Based Electronic Resale Businesses

The Wall Street Journal, November 15, 2010

In June 2009, Summer College alum and entrepreneur Arian Mahmoodi of Hannawa Falls, New York, founded his own company, Sell Your Old iPhone, Inc. Advertising in publications such as MacWorld... > more

Frank: The Voice

by James Kaplan,
NPR, November 9, 2010

"Reset After the Republicans' Revanche"

The Moscow Times, November 2, 2010

Why the West Rules - For Now: The Patterns of History and What They Reveal About the Future

by Ian Morris,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 31, 2010

Madison and Jefferson

by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg,
Tulsa World, October 31, 2010

The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood

by Jane Leavy,
(co-authored with Patrick M. Burns)
Tulsa World, October 24, 2010

By Nightfall: A Novel

by Michael Cunningham,
The Portland Oregonian, October 23, 2010


by Philip Roth,
The Jerusalem Post, October 15, 2010

Justice Brennan: Liberal Champion

by Seth Stern and Stephen Wermiel,
The Huffington Post, October 15, 2010

This Is Not Florida: How Al Franken Won The Minnesota Senate Recount

by Jay Weiner,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 10, 2010

A Journey: My Political Life

by Tony Blair,
Tulsa World, October 10, 2010

Washington: A Life

by Ron Chernow,
NPR, October 9, 2010

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation

by Steven Johnson,
The Portland Oregonian, October 2, 2010

White House Diary

by Jimmy Carter,
The Huffington Post, September 27, 2010

The "Good War" in American Memory

by John Bodnar,
Tulsa World, September 26, 2010

Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima/9-11/Iraq

by John W. Dower,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 26, 2010

An American Type: A Novel

by Henry Roth,
The Jerusalem Post, September 25, 2010

Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt

by Robert Gottlieb,
NPR, September 24, 2010

Bad Rap: Public Enemy and Jewish Enmity

Cornell Chronicle, September 23, 2010
Rappers obviously didn't invent anti-Semitism, but in the early 1990s, some of them certainly "did play a role in spreading it and giving it authority and credibility," said Glenn Altschuler,... > more

Zombie Economics: How Dead Ideas Still Walk Among Us

by John Quiggin,
Barron's Financial Weekly, September 6, 2010

"'The Morrison Case': Cornell in the Cold War (Part II)"

(co-authored with Isaac Kramnick)
Cornell Alumni Magazine, September 1, 2010

The Fragile Fabric of Union: Cotton, Federal Politics, and the Global Origins of the Civil War

by Brian Schoen,
Journal of Interdisciplinary History, September 1, 2010

The Land of Blood and Honey: The Rise of Modern Israel

by Martin Van Creveld,
Tulsa World, August 22, 2010

Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media and the Rule of Law

by Gabriel Schoenfeld,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 22, 2010

Freedom: A Novel

by Jonathan Franzen,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 22, 2010

Rich Boy: A Novel

by Sharon Pomerantz,
The Jerusalem Post, August 13, 2010

"Not-So-Public Schools"

(co-authored with David J. Skorton), August 11, 2010

Escape From Davao: The Forgotten Story of the Most Daring Prison Breakout of the Pacific War

by John D. Lukacs,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 8, 2010

7 Dirty Words: The Life and Crimes of George Carlin

by James Sullivan,
(co-authored with Patrick M. Burns)
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, August 7, 2010

The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves

by Matt Ridley,
The Portland Oregonian, July 17, 2010

Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family Feuds

by Lyndall Gordon,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 10, 2010

"'Red Cornell': Cornell in the Cold War (Part I)"

(co-authored with Isaac Kramnick)
Cornell Alumni Magazine, July 1, 2010

In the Place of Justice: A Story of Punishment and Deliverance

by Wilbert Rideau,
Tulsa World, June 27, 2010

The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World

by David Kirkpatrick,
The Portland Oregonian, June 26, 2010

Hitch-22: A Memoir

by Christopher Hitchens,
The Jerusalem Post, June 25, 2010

Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future

by Stephen Kinzer,
NPR, June 25, 2010

Globish: How the English Language Became the World's Language

by Robert McCrum,
The Portland Oregonian, June 12, 2010

The Book in the Renaissance

by Andrew Pettegree,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 7, 2010

Absence of Mind: The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self

by Marilynne Robinson,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 6, 2010

Taking Woodstock

by Ang Lee (director),
(co-authored with Robert O. Summers)
The Journal of American History, June 1, 2010

Parrot and Olivier in America

by Peter Carey,
Tulsa World, May 30, 2010

Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man

by Bill Clegg,
(co-authored with Patrick M. Burns)
Tulsa World, May 30, 2010

The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama

by David Remnick,
The Jerusalem Post, May 28, 2010

The Dead Republic

by Roddy Doyle,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 23, 2010

Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents

by Ian Buruma,
The Jerusalem Post, May 21, 2010

The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century

by Alan Brinkley,
Tulsa World, May 16, 2010

Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. The Supreme Court

by Jeff Shesol,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 9, 2010

Unbound: A True Story of War, Love, and Survival

by Dean King,
The Portland Oregonian, May 8, 2010

Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles

by Panthea Reid,
The Jerusalem Post, April 30, 2010

The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World

by Ben Wildavsky,
The Boston Globe, April 29, 2010

Jesus, Jobs, and Justice: African American Women and Religion

by Bettye Collier-Thomas,
Tulsa World, April 25, 2010

The Game From Where I Stand: A Ballplayer's Inside View

by Doug Glanville,
(co-authored with Patrick M. Burns)
Tulsa World, April 18, 2010

The Devil and Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Murder, Madness, and Obsession

by David Grann,
The Portland Oregonian, April 17, 2010

Kazan on Directing

by Elia Kazan,
The Forward, April 9, 2010

The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University

by Louis Menand,
The Boston Globe, April 6, 2010

"House of Cards"

The Huffington Post, April 4, 2010

Valley of Death: The Tragedy at Dien Bien Phu That Led America into the Vietnam War

by Ted Morgan,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -and- Tulsa World, March 28, 2010

Our Hero: Superman on Earth

by Tom De Haven,
Tulsa World, March 21, 2010

Backing into Forward

by Jules Feiffer,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 21, 2010

The History of White People

by Nell Irvin Painter,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 14, 2010

Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture

by Alice Echols,
Tulsa World, March 14, 2010

Identity Economics: How Our Identities Shape Our Work, Wages, and Well-Being

by George A. Akerlof and Rachel E. Kranton,
Barron's Financial Weekly, March 1, 2010

Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche

by Ethan Watters,
Tulsa World, February 28, 2010

Into the Story: A Writer's Journey through Life, Politics, Sports and Loss

by David Maraniss,
The Boston Globe, February 28, 2010

The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again

by Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols,
The Jerusalem Post, February 26, 2010

Malcolm Bilson. Pianist. Period.

San Francisco Classical Voice, February 23, 2010
American pianist Malcolm Bilson is a rare gem in the world of music. For nearly four decades he has been equal parts performer, scholar, educator, and a beacon in the... > more

On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System

by Henry M. Paulson, Jr.,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 21, 2010

The Death of American Virtue: Clinton vs. Starr

by Ken Gormley,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 14, 2010

The Case for God

by Karen Armstrong,
Tulsa World, February 14, 2010

Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

by David Bianculli,
Tulsa World, February 14, 2010

Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic

by Michael Scammell,
The Forward, January 29, 2010

Bomb Power: The Modern Presidency and The National Security State

by Garry Wills,
The Boston Globe, January 24, 2010

In the Name of God and Country: Reconsidering Terrorism in American History

by Michael Fellman,
Tulsa World, January 17, 2010

"Helmets and Head Cases"

(co-authored with Patrick M. Burns)
The Huffington Post, January 4, 2010

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

by Daniel H. Pink,
The Portland Oregonian, January 3, 2010

Noah's Compass

by Anne Tyler,
The Baltimore Sun, January 3, 2010

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