The Most Beautiful Villages of New England

The Most Beautiful Villages of New England by Tom Shachtman

"This is one of the few 'coffee table' books I own. But it covers all the gems and must-see villages ... and provides plenty of information on the history and architecture of each .... In the depth of a New England winter this is a book I take to bed with me and dream of spring." -- The New England Online Magazine. Honored as the birthplace of the Revolution, the … [Continue reading]

The Inarticulate Society

The Inarticulate Society: Eloquence and Culture in America by Tom Shachtman

“A perceptive and disturbing book .... Our inability to use language articulately has consequences beyond aesthetics, says Shachtman. It threatens the survival of democracy ..... Loss of analytic capacity makes us easy prey for Big Brother and his Orwellian gang.” -- Washington Post Book World … [Continue reading]

The Forty Years War

THE FORTY YEARS WAR, THE RISE AND FALL OF THE NEOCONS FROM NIXON TO OBAMA, by Len Colodny and Tom Shachtman. Now in paperback. "An eye-opening, provocative history of the neoconservative movement from its little-known role in Richard Nixon's downfall through its ultimate expression in the preemptive war in Iraq." -- History Book Club News … [Continue reading]