Sunday, January 27, 2013
Sunday Book Review - The New York Times
By FRED KAPLAN
“The Insurgents,” by Fred Kaplan, tells the story of David H. Petraeus and the small fraternity of strategists that changed the way America conceived of, and actually fought, war.
Max Boot’s “Invisible Armies” covers much of the globe to recount the history of guerrilla warfare.
The author of “How to Think More About Sex” was impressed as a young man by Kierkegaard’s claim to read only “writings by men who have been executed.”
Apps that explore the events of the Civil War and World Wars I and II.
By RILLA ASKEW
A fraught issue — illegal immigration — divides an Oklahoma family and their town in Rilla Askew’s novel.
By EDWARD BALL
Edward Ball explains how Eadweard Muybridge’s work for a railroad magnate led to the movies.