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- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
The Great Depression and the New Deal. For generations, the collective American consciousness has believed that the former ruined the country and the latter saved it. Endless praise has been heaped upon President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for masterfully reining in the Depression?s destructive effects and propping up the country on his New Deal platform.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 26.00
In a review of Jim Powell?s first book, Thom Gunn praised his poetry for tapping ?a subject matter that is endless and important . . . achieved in the poem, so we grasp it as we read.? Substrate gathers three new collections of Powell?s poetry, the work of a dozen years. These poems open inward windows on the world outward from indigenous habitat... more...
- Orion Publishing Group 2010; US$ 6.99
Change is in the air in a shabby apartment in the 19th arrondissment in Paris. One unremarkable day Madame Lefèvre invites Feliks to call her Sandrine. As his indomitable landlady's manners have been as unvarying as her dresses for the last 36 years, this feels significant to Feliks. And it is. As the face of Europe transforms beyond recognition Feliks's... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 8.99
For thousands of years, slavery went unchallenged in principle. Then in a single century, slavery was abolished and more than seven million slaves were freed. Greatest Emancipation tells this amazing story, focusing on Haiti, the British Caribbean, the United States, Cuba and Brazil, which accounted for the vast majority of slaves in the west. Jim... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2006; US$ 27.50
What Hath TR Wrought? ?I don?t think that any harm comes from the concentration of power in one man?s hands.? ?Theodore Roosevelt The notion that Theodore Roosevelt was one of America?s greatest presidents is literally carved in stone?right up there on Mount Rushmore. But as historian Jim Powell shows in the refreshingly original Bully Boy , Roosevelt?s... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 27.50
The fateful blunder that radically altered the course of the twentieth century?and led to some of the most murderous dictators in history President Woodrow Wilson famously rallied the United States to enter World War I by saying the nation had a duty to make ?the world safe for democracy.? But as historian Jim Powell demonstrates in this shocking... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 15.00
Read Jim Powell's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community. The Breaking of Eggs is the story of the curmudgeonly Feliks Zhokovski, Polish by birth, Communist at heart, who at age 61 finds that just about everything he has based his life on is crumbling. Separated from him family as a child when the Nazis invaded Poland, Feliks is currently... more...