“As Bauer writes the fight against Boko Haram is far from over. His final sentence encapsulates Nigeria’s nightmare: ‘We have fear. We have hope.’”
By any measure food blogging has given voice to the home cook. As its ranks continue to grow it is proof positive that we humans are the cooking animal. We are also the storytelling animal.
Why is society so fearful of crime, but also fascinated by it? Why do the details of a gruesome murder, rape, or other heinous crime hold our attention?
“Answering questions you would never have thought to ask, Charles Spence reveals how eating and taste have everything to do with the brain and almost nothing to do with the tongue.”
Ever since Donald Trump’s election to the presidency, the words “white working class” have had a hocus-pocus power in American politics.
“The Strange Death of Europe may be one of the most important philosophical books of our time.”
Patrick J. Buchanan’s Nixon’s White House Wars is part memoir, part history, and part commentary on his years as a Nixon loyalist and aide in and out of the White House.
Americans should pay close attention to Malcolm Nance.
Contemporary Greece stands at the precipice as it recovers from the 2008 currency crisis. The Syrian Civil War has placed Greece as an entry point into Europe.
“the meaning of sports has been changed by technoscience, and in the next century, change is likely to accelerate.”
This is a book that “serves two masters.” Obviously, by its title, it is a book that chronicles the oeuvre of Martin Margiela during his tenure as creative director at Hermès as well as serving as
As the old saying goes, “Close, but no cigar.” When You Find Out the World Is Against You and Other Funny Memories About Awful Moments by Kelly Oxford is a book that tries to put a humorou
On any given day, the daily tumult of presidential politics and the reconfigured political paradigm have given voters a new set of keywords and phrases that bedevil the Administration and have the
“Daring to Drive is a testament to how women in Muslim countries are helping change their culture, one step at a time.”
Honar: The Afkhami Collection of Modern and Contemporary Iranian Art is an incredible journey through a foreign Middle East world that is, for many Americans, veiled in taboo, fear, and mi
Atlanta is an alpha city, playing a significant role on the world stage as a major transportation hub and influential financial and economic center with key national and global functions.
“disturbing, revealing, and vitally important.”
Sherman Alexie’s compelling memoir offers a mix of poetry and prose that links emotional intimacy to a powerful narrative that will likely keep readers off balance.
Wallace Shawn is, by his own admission, a lucky man. Through no particular talent or effort on his part, he wound up on the privileged side of the class divide.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Wallace Stevens Award, and many other honors, Charles Simic was chosen poet laureate of the United States in 2007.
Crossing the River Kabul is a memoir that reads almost like a diary. It is the real life account of Baryalai Popal, the son of one of Afghanistan’s premier families.
“The criminal justice system is in need of a seismic shift, and Kelley, Pitman, and Streusands' proposal is exactly the kind of major change needed.”
In case the nonstop celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Sgt.
What do an East African oryx, a turquoise-browed motmot, a Malayan tapir, an echidna, and kelp gull have in common?
“His skaters are akin to acrobats poised in midair, neither ascending nor falling, but perfectly pictured in a world of their own.”