Books Mahagony: A Novel Starred review in Publishers Weekly: “Glissant (1928–2011) is as comprehensive as he is unconcerned with the encumbrance of linearity, and has found the perfect form to explore the inescapable and reverberating legacies of colonialism. This is … Continue reading News and Reviews
James H. Johnston is a lawyer, writer, and historian in Washington, DC. His latest book is Murder, Inc.: The CIA under John F. Kenney (Potomac Books, 2019). Moses “Moe” Aleman passed away on Friday, November 27, 2020, from complications of COVID-19. … Continue reading From the Desk of James H. Johnston: Remembering Moses Aleman
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a books life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Murder, Inc.: The CIA under John F. Kennedy (Potomac Books, 2019) by James H. Johnston About the … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Murder, Inc.
A nonfiction book list for suggested reading this Presidents’ Day. Affection and Trust is a riveting collection that follows Harry S. Truman and Dean Acheson, two giants of the post–World War II period who were primarily responsible for the Marshall Plan … Continue reading Reading List: Presidents’ Day
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