H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin
The Art of the American Snapshot, 1888–1978: From the Collection of Robert E. Jackson an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., October 7–December 31, 2007, and the Amon Carter Museum, Forth Worth, Texas, February 16–April 27, 2008.
Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America by Matthew Avery Sutton
A Murder in Virginia: Southern Justice on Trial by Suzanne Lebsock
Race Man: The Rise and Fall of the ‘Fighting Editor’ John Mitchell Jr. by Ann Field Alexander
‘My Heart Is a Large Kingdom’: Selected Letters of Margaret Fuller edited by Robert N. Hudspeth
Margaret Fuller, Critic: Writings from the New-York Tribune, 1844–1846 edited by Judith Mattson Beanand Joel Myerson
At the end of World War II, as it became clear that Hitler was headed for defeat, Russia and the Western powers raced against each other to claim territory in Europe. It looked as if all of Eastern Europe was fated to fall under Soviet sway. At the last minute, however, it almost didn’t turn out that way.