“Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World”. A brilliant account of how Eisenhower’s fear of nuclear war influenced his words and actions during his presidency.
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July 18, 2013
July 11, 2013
Charles Stephen interviews authors James Fussell and Jeffery Matovic on their new book, "Ticked" about their personal struggles and successes living with Tourette’s Syndrome.
July 3, 2013
“With or Without You.” A memoir of growing up with and “surviving” a troubled mother.
June 27, 2013
Charles Stephen interviews Lincoln author Mary Pipher about her new book, “The Green Boat: Reviving Ourselves in Our Capsized Culture”
June 20, 2013
“The Second Arab Awakening”. A highly readable account by an American academic of the attempts, successes and failures to foster progress and peace in the troubled Arab world.
June 13, 2013
Guest reviewer Jane Hood looks at the best selling book by Sheryl Sandberg on women in leadership, “Lean In”. Also reviewed, the latest in Donna Leon’s crime novels set in Venice, “The Golden Egg”.
June 6, 2013
“My Beloved Brontosaurus” a memoir, of sorts, by a dinosaur-lover who has visited them in museums, dig sites and the movies.
May 30, 2013
A neurosurgeon’s experience of being in a a coma for a week and recovering from near death in “Proof of Heaven” by Eben Alexander. Also reviewed, a new crime novel set at a famous London address, “The Baker Street Translation”
May 23, 2013
“The Story of English in 100 Words” by David Crystal. A short collection of English words old and new. Where they came from, and how their meanings have changed over time.
May 16, 2013
Guest reviewer Tice Miller looks at “Patriarch: the Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph Kennedy.”