Books Skin Memory John Sibley Williams Praise from River Heron Review: “In reading Williams’s poetry aloud, over-and-over, in an attempt to hear what the poem has to say, its musicality has me feeling as much as, if not more than, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Exiled: From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to California and Back (Potomac Books, 2018) by Katya Cengel. About the Book: San … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Exiled!
From June 21-23, the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel will welcome the 2018 annual meeting of SHAFR, the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. Potomac Books will have a table at the event spotlighting some of the most recent … Continue reading SHAFR Preview
The following is an excerpt from More than a Doctrine: The Eisenhower Era in the Middle East (May 2018) by Randall Fowler. From Eisenhower, Containment and the Middle East Like much of American foreign policy in the early Cold War, … Continue reading Excerpt from More than a Doctrine: The Eisenhower Era in the Middle East
As the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering the Great War comes to a close, we asked authors Chris Dubbs (American Journalists in the Great War: Rewriting the Rules of Reporting) and Ray Moseley (Reporting War: How Foreign Correspondents Risked Capture, … Continue reading From the Desks of Chris Dubbs and Ray Moseley: Reporting War and Controlling the News
The following is an excerpt from Murrow’s Cold War (May 2016) by Gregory M. Tomlin. In March 1961 America’s most prominent journalist, Edward R. Murrow, ended a quarter-century career with the Columbia Broadcasting System to join the administration of John F. Kennedy … Continue reading EXCERPT: Murrow’s Cold War
An excerpt from Harry & Arthur: Truman, Vandenberg, and the Partnership That Created the Free World (April 2016) by Lawrence J. Haas Part I “A Victory Against War Itself” It was the evening of April 12, 1945, and Harry Truman, who had … Continue reading EXCERPT: Harry & Arthur
Allen C. Lynch is a Professor in the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics at the University of Virginia and author of Vladimir Putin and Russian Statecraft (Potomac Books, 2011). What Might Success Look Like? The debate over arming Ukraine in … Continue reading From the desk of Allen C. Lynch: Ukraine, Russia, and the West