“a refreshing read that will most certainly enthrall true crime enthusiasts and those interested in the history of modern law enforcement . . .”
If every journalist wrote like Patrick Kingsley, more people would likely be reading the critical nonfiction books of our time.
Manuello Paganelli’s Cuba: A Personal Journey, 1989–2016, begins with his story of lost family connections and trying to rediscover his Cuban roots.
A new year brings still one more book focused on the heritage brand of Dior but the real question is whether or not the main attraction is the brand or the brilliant illustrator whose images inhabi
“a potent cocktail of political anger and radical formal experimentation.”
In this nonfiction work, the granddaughter of the late Abraham Zapruder relates the circumstances surrounding the filming of President Kennedy’s assassination on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, TX.
If anyone would question why musician Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016, the answer is easily found by cracking the covers of The Lyrics: 1961–2012.
“a marvelous companion to this series, with wonderful illustrations and an engaging backstory . . .”
Few poets have been as honored as W. S. Merwin, author of 20 books of poetry and translation, twice U.S.
When was the last time you bought a cookbook and immediately went out and purchased the ingredients to cook all the recipes? Never, right?
As a somewhat jaded and world-weary incarcerated writer, rarely do I read something that makes me really mad.
“Fuller’s explanation of the effect of Darwin’s theory certainly will stand as a fascinating example of the impact of scientific work on popular theory.”
“Hermann, your mommy was arrested on September 25, 1944. Leni and I knew why, it was terrible. Your mother in the Gestapo hell. It was our wish to have you.
I read this deeply informed and compassionate book imagining myself to be a patient, or family member, not as a doctor immersed in healthcare for so many years.
The word companion derives from the Latin cum panis, “with bread” which makes this Oxford Companion—probably unintentionally—a literal and figurative companion to cheese since bre
Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 transformed women’s sports in America and is now a familiar historical marker.
The new picture book by the late Walter Dean Myers called Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History is more than the simple story of a slave’s life and how events and people dictated
“If twelve or fifteen thousand Hebrew corrupters of the people had been held under poison gas . . . the sacrifice of millions at the front would not have been in vain.”
“Is there any question more fascinating than whether or not we are alone in the universe?” asks author Ben Miller in The Aliens Are Coming!.
Andrew Dickson is former arts editor at the Guardian, was at the 2012 Shakespeare festival at the Globe Theater in London highlighted by productions of Shakespeare from all over the world
Claretta Pitacci, although not the only mistress to Italian Prime Minister and dictator, Benito Mussolini, is possibly best known as the one who died with him.
At first glance, the title of this book was somewhat off putting. That quickly changed.
Food and travel writing can be dull.
Newspaper editor John O’Sullivan is generally credited with the development of, if not necessarily coining, the expression Manifest Destiny, the notion or idea that the United States of America sho
“The past and the future are her playground, and she relays an open invitation to all who seek a daring museum experience.”
The Case Against Sugar is not another diet book, which is precisely why it might change your life.