Notes on Contemporary History
Edward Rothstein, "A Library's Treasures, From Gutenberg to Malcolm X," NYT, 17 May, reviews "Celebrating 100 Years," the New York Public Library's celebration of its centennial.
Adam Kirsch, "Three-Part Harmony," Tablet, 17 May, and Chris Beneke, "Judeo-Catholic-Protestant America," Religion in American History, 17 May, review Kevin M. Schultz's Tri-Faith America: How Catholics and Jews Held Postwar America to Its Protestant Promise.
Eliza Griswold, "Being Obama's Mother," NYT, 13 May, reviews Janny Scott's A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother.
Martin Vander Weyer, "Inside the Squid," Literary Review, May, reviews William D. Cohen's Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World.
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