Past Reviews

A Mad Desire to Dance

A Reliable Wife

A Spy by Nature

A World I Never Made

A Worthy Legacy

ALMOST A MIRACLE: The American Victory in the War of Independence

Alvah Bessie’s Spanish Civil War Notebooks

American Wars: Illusions & Realities Edited by Paul Buchheit

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eebee’s adventures Cloth Activity Books


Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A Life

Having Tea: Recipes & Table Settings

In the Woods

Inquisition in Eden

Lucky Girl

Lulu in Marrakech

New Stories from the South, 2009


Nothing to Fear: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Hundred Days That Created Modern America


A PRIEST IN HELL: Gangs, Murderers, and Snitching in a California Jail 

Private Midnight

Republicanism and Anticlerical Nationalism in Spain

Runner’s World Complete Book of Women’s Running

Siren’s Feast: An Edible Odyssey

Stuffed: An Insider’s Look at Who’s {Really} Making America Fat

 Target: Patton — The Plot to Assassinate General George S.

The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook

The Aryan Jesus

THE CANAL BUILDERS: Making America’s Empire at the Panama Canal

The Cook’s Encyclopedia of Soup

The Game On! Diet

 The Girl who Played with Fire

 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Kindly Ones

The Russian Revolution

The Settlement Cookbook: The Way to a Man’s

The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction

The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution, and Revenge

The Splendid Table:Recipes from Emilia-Romagna, the Heartland of Northern Italian Food

War is Beautiful

Wellness Foods A to Z: An Indispensable Guide for Health-Conscious Food Lovers

World Cook’s Collection: Mediterranean Kitchen

Reviews by Alvah Bessie

Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story


Naming Names

The Abraham Lincoln Brigade

Revolution in Cuba

Smouldering Freedom

The Inqusition in Hollywood

They Shall Not Pass (El Unico Camino)

For Whom the Bell Tolls


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