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Boyhood at Twilight: John Hampsey's Memoir 'Kaufman's Hill'

Elan Barnehama | Posted 04.08.2015 | Books
Elan Barnehama

Unlike many memoirs, Kaufman's Hill, John Hampsey's remembrance of his boyhood in a middle-class Catholic Pittsburg neighborhood, is not a born out of an intense personal experience or extreme personal adventure.

The Book I Never Thought I'd Read With My Daughter

Off The Shelf | Posted 03.24.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Sheila Curry Oakes for Off the Shelf "Mom, were you alive during the Vietnam War?" My middle school daughter often "fact checks" history versus my...

Eve of Destruction 2.0

Doug Bradley | Posted 12.29.2012 | College
Doug Bradley

It's a pipe dream, but what if our leadership was responsible for being on the lines instead of just signing off on the next battle?

Father's Day Gift Ideas: Huffington Post Readers Pick Great Books To Give To Dad (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week, blogger Jesse Kornbluth came up with a list of 10 books that would make great gifts for Father's Day. As usual, HuffPost Books readers had ...

Veterans Day: 10 Classic American War Books (POLL)

Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In honor of Veterans Day, we've put together a list of 10 great American war books. These range from the timeless classics to the modern, from those t...