â€śJay Nordlinger is one of Americaâ€™s most versatile and pungent writers.â€ť
Author of Modern Times, etc.
â€śNordlinger offers a unique combination of depth and accuracy of knowledge with clarity and elegance of style. It is a pleasure to read sophistication without affectation.â€ť
Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Emeritus, Princeton University
â€śFew writers are well qualified to write about the worldâ€™s cultures, and none more so than Jay Nordlinger. His fascinating history of the Nobel Peace Prize is deeply researched and wittily renderedâ€”like a crowd of contradictory characters in a Shakespeare tragedy? comedy?â€ť
Author of The Great Terror, etc.
â€śJay Nordlingerâ€™s book is an authoritative and fair account of the most controversial of the Nobel prizes. Very readable, it sets the picture straight.â€ť
Baird Professor of History, Emeritus, Harvard University