Book Reviews

A Little History of Literature

John Sutherland. Yale University Press, 2013. 288 pages. $25.00.

Celestial Sleuth: Using Astronomy to Solve Mysteries in Art, History and Literature

Donald W. Olson. Springer-Praxis, 2014. 355 pages. $29.99 (ebook); $39.99 (softcover)

Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation

Robert Wilson. Bloomsbury, 2013. 288 pages. $28.00.

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The Most Controversial Decision: Truman, the Atomic Bomb, and the Defeat of Japan

Wilson D. Miscamble. Cambridge University Press. 2011. 174 pages. $24.99. ($20.00 ebook)

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Transit of Venus: 1631 to the Present

Nick Lomb. Powerhouse Museum/NewSouth Publishing, Sydney, 2011. 230 pages. $53.74.