Books: The New York Times: The Complete Front Pages: 1851-2008Why I am recommending this book:
Because this book allows you to follow the important (and not so important) stories from around the world, as they played out, from one day to the next. If you love history and current events you will absolutely love this book!
"Worth buying a coffee table for... A mighty entry in this year's gift book sweepstakes."
(Dwight Garner The New York Times )
"A heavyweight knockout of a book...this amazing encyclopedia of journalism is finely enhanced by pertinent, reflective essays...an exceptional reference...extraordinary, eye-popping..."
"This monster will satisfy the news junkie on your list in a big, big way. My pick for the best gift book of the year."
(John Mark Eberhart The Kansas City Star)
"The New York Times has produced a beauty."
(The New Haven Register)
"History buffs will find plenty with which to fill winter evenings in 157 years' worth of the Times....This is your go-to source."
"[A] satisfyingly hefty volume...reminding you of how the experience of reading the newspaper is at once public and intimate, of the enduring, essential, all-important power of the printed word."
(Francine Prose O: The Oprah Magazine )
"With the publishing of this stunning volume of the most momentous front pages of the past 150 years, accompanied by DVDs with with every single Times front page ever published, a sprawling snapshot of human civilization as Americans saw it -- is suddenly at our fingertips."
(Ted Anthony The Associated Press)