Litstack Recs | The Places In-Between & Borne

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The Places In-Between, by Rory Stewart In 2002, Rory Stewart made a walk across Afghanistan from Herat to Kabul. A scholar of Afghan history and language, he aimed in those grave first years after 9/11, to learn “what [Afghanistan] was like now.”  Part memoir, part political and cultural history, Stewart […]

Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick

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Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution Nathaniel Philbrick Viking First Edition: April 30, 2013 ISBN 978-0-670-02544-2 Non-fiction, historical books aren’t supposed to be this good.  They aren’t supposed to be fluid and entertaining.  They are supposed to be full of footnotes and impeccable, dry explication abounding with names […]