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Maurice by E. M. Forster - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780393310320
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - December 17th, 2005

Forster's lyrical plea for tolerance of homosexual love was so outrageous in 1913 that Maurice was not published until after his death in 1970. Compassionate, candid, and complex, Maurice anticipates by a century society's awakening gay embrace. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


No One Cares about Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America by Ron Powers - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780316341172
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Published: Hachette Books - March 21st, 2017

While critiquing American society's entrenched neglect of the mentally ill, Powers lays bare the deadly destruction schizophrenia wrought on his two sons. His heroic honesty and analysis of evolving treatments show crazy people can be cared for, and perhaps someday be healed. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


America and the Great War: A Library of Congress Illustrated History by Margaret E. Wagner - Book Review

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By Margaret E. Wagner, David M. Kennedy (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781620409824
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - May 30th, 2017

America's deliberate entry into World War I, fueled by patriotism, jingoism, militarism, and pivoted by Germany's indiscriminate submarine warfare, is thoroughly chronicled by Wagner. The Great War's end result: America's emergence as a great world power, remains the foundation of international relations a century later. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined) by Chuck Klosterman - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781439184509
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Published: Scribner Book Company - July 1st, 2014

From the Oakland Raiders to Julian Assange, from Kanye West to Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky, Klosterman scrutinizes presumed villains through the shifting lens of pop culture. What emerges is a nuanced, playful, and by no means black and white definition of who wears the black hat. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic by Richard Sandomir - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780316355056
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Published: Hachette Books - June 13th, 2017

"I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth," the dying Lou Gehrig's unforgettable phrase spoken at a Yankee Stadium ceremony, catapulted a baseball player to heroism. Gary Cooper's modest and dignified portrayal of Gehrig in The Pride of the Yankees is revealed by Sandomir as a near-perfect match of a ballplayer and a star. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


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