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C. Michael Hiam, Dirigible Dreams

October 21st, 2014

ForeEdge/UPNE, October 2014 Buy hardcover or e-book on Amazon Buy on Google Play Buy hardcover or e-book on BN.com Buy on iTunes.apple.com An early rave in the Wall Street Journal: “A concise but comprehensive history of the airship and its evolution. With style and some flair, Mr. Hiam introduces a cast of dogged visionaries … A diligent researcher, Mr. Hiam quotes…

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Michael A. Ross, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case

June 25th, 2014

Oxford University Press, October 2014 A selection of the History Book Club (featured alternate), Quality Paperback Book Club, Military Book Club, and Scientific American Book Club Buy on Amazon (hardcover or e-book); Google Play; BN.com; iTunes The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case irresistibly combines intrigue, atmosphere, and scholarly command of the Reconstruction Era—shown here to…

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Jim Rooney’s In It for the Long Run

April 29th, 2014

Jim Rooney and friends gathered at Club Passim in Harvard Square on Thursday, May 1, 2014, to celebrate the arrival of In It for the Long Run.  University of Illinois Press, 2014 Amazon / Kindle • Barnes & Noble / Nook • Kobo • Google Play Jim has worked with some of the music industry’s greats, here in Cambridge, over in New…

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Michael C. Hiam’s Monument to Deceit, a history of the Vietnam numbers controversy

February 11th, 2014

Following a surge of interest in patriot-hero (and recalcitrant CIA analyst) Samuel Adams, the University Press of New England (UPNE) is bringing out a new and updated edition of Michael Hiam’s acclaimed book on Adams and the so-called Numbers Controversy over Vietcong troop strength during the Vietnam War. Interest in Hiam’s book surged last year after whistle-blower Edward…

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Marek Fuchs, A Cold-Blooded Business

February 11th, 2014

New, expanded edition of acclaimed, deeply reported story of crime and passion A Cold-Blooded Business: Adultery, Murder, and a Killer’s Path from the Bible Belt to the Boardroom By Marek Fuchs In 2006, when the New York Times assigned Marek Fuchs to cover a cold-case murder involving an executive in a wealthy Westchester suburb,* neither…

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Appreciating George V. Higgins

August 16th, 2013

In the August issue of the Atlantic, Jenny Rothenberg Gritz writes about “How Richard Nixon Fooled Friends and Influenced People”–reprising some excellent earlier reporting by George V. Higgins, whose 1974 article, “The Friends of Richard Nixon,” was published in expanded form by Atlantic Monthly Books.  (More about George V. Higgins.)A guest post on a Houston Chronicle blog recognizes a Higginsesque…

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