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History/Politics
  • Why Not Me? The Inside Story of the Making and Unmaking of the Franken Presidency, by Al Franken (Delta). Bookreporter, April 22, 2000.
  • Up, Simba! 7 Days on the Trail of an Anticandidate, by David Foster Wallace (Ipublish), BookPage, October 2000.
  • Politics and Baseball: The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York, by Neil J. Sullivan (Oxford University Press); Hardball on the Hill: Baseball Stories from Our Nation’s Capital, by James C. Roberts (Triumph). Purebaseball, January 13, 2002.
  • Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship, by Jon Meacham (Random House). Bookreporter.com, November 8, 2003.
  • The Stranger and The Statesman: James Smithson, John Quincy Adams, and the Maing of America's Greatest Museum: The Smithsonian, by Nina Burleigh (Morrow). Bookreporter.com, November 21, 2003.
  • General Washington's Christmas Farewell: A Mount Vernon Homecoming, 1783, by Stanley Weintraub (Free Press). Bookreporter, December 24, 2003.
  • Happy Days Are Here Again: The 1932 Democratic Convention, the Emergence of FDR - and How America Was Changed Forever, by Steve Neal (William Morrow). Bookreporter.com, July 10, 2004.
  • Oh What  a Slaughter: Massacres in the America West, by Larry McMurtry, (Simon and Schuster), Bookreporter.com, Dec. 23, 2005.

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