This beautiful and horrifying memoir should be required reading by anyone who feels that immigration is the nation’s number one issue right now.
As one cannot truly categorize poet Clyde Sanborn (1948-1996), neither can one neatly classify this text about his life and writing.
If you keep up with American politics, then you almost certainly know who James O’Keefe is.
Katja Petrowskaja has indeed, as her publicist claims, written an “inventive and unique literary debut” as she travels to various countries in search of her family’s dramatic 20th century history.
William C. Rempel faced significant challenges in writing a biography of Kirk Kerkorian, the obsessively private tycoon.
If you work with children, The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Nadine Burke Harris MD may be the most important book you read this year.
Born and raised in India, Shoba Narayan left for college in the U.S. and stayed for the next 20 years.
“I looked at my plate and thought quite honestly that the mixture of vegetable, millet and meat looked very enticing.”
“’That’s human flesh,’ she whispered.
“The Wizard and the Prophet shows that even the ‘latest’ ideas on creation and energy have origins in the modern beginnings of the environmental movement.”
The Vietnam War was one of the most tragic and divisive events in the history of this country.
Laurie Gwen Shapiro’s The Stowaway is the adventure of Billy Gawronski, a first-generation Polish-American living in Bayside, New York, who on the day of his graduation from high school at
“From the first page to the last, readers are enmeshed in a beguiling story of government intrigue, criminal cunning, FBI backstabbing, and foreign covert shenanigans.”
On first blush, it would be easy to think this memoir is a cheap attempt to cash in on what is really a very common problem in America—our addiction to online porn that is said to be ruining young
Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics is an important and informative book that becomes more and more amazing as it progresses.
One of the great rallying cries of politics in the 21st century is anxiety over rising income inequality.
Contemporary readers probably won’t recognize the name Edward Garnett, not unless they’re students and scholars of modern British literature.
“It's All Relative uses humor to discuss sex, paternity, hereditary organizations, privacy, twins, black sheep, evolution, and the import
"a comprehensive biography befitting a giant of the literature of the United States.."
"Sigmund tells his story in a way that engages and educates but never bores the reader. His easy prose explains why philosophy is important . . ."
“Matthews does an excellent job of pulling Bobby out from behind any family shadows to give us an in-depth portrait of what could have been.”
Ever since April 30, 1945, the spirit of Adolf Hitler has floated across the minds of Western Europeans and North Americans like a vampiric miasma—a perennial threat that is often invoked whenever
She is a self-taught journalist, a natural detective, a Good Samaritan, and a woman with a mission. Her name is Gladys Kalibbala but the kids she saves call her Mommy or Auntie Gladys.
“ Whether one is pro- or anti-Russia, or supports or disdains Putin, this book will be a fascinating read.”
Historians and academics always face the challenge of balancing biography with what T. S. Eliot called “those vast impersonal forces” that hold us in their grip and shape history.
Gold Dust Woman, the unauthorized biography of pop music legend Stevie Nicks, can be read two ways.