"For [international students] are, indeed, commodities in a larger academic capitalist system that has grown to depend on them for its survival."
“a triumph for its riveting storytelling, and for Dowd's ability to occupy the consciousness of the girl she was, striving to survive an extraordinarily oppressive and dangerous environment
“There have been other books about the polygamist Mormons in Mexico, some of them first-hand accounts.
Some stories are hard to believe, and this is one of them.
For a century and a half, Confederate statesman and former US Senator Judah P. Benjamin was a source of pride to parochial Southern Jews who longed for regional legitimacy and validation.
“Leah Garrett must be congratulated for pulling all these stories together by bringing praiseworthy attention to these young Jewish resisters of Nazism who became among the most noble and c
Early on in The Truth at the Heart of the Lie, former Catholic priest James Carroll announces three themes or stories he will tell.
“Volume 1 of Seewald’s revealing biography covers Joseph Ratzinger’s life from his birth during the last years of the Weimar Republic through the rise of Nazism, the Second World War, the d
Sister Helen Prejean is known for campaigning against the death penalty, reinstated in the US in 1976, responsible for 1, 940 deaths.
“Black’s tender and heartfelt love letter to his remarkable mother is an act of courage and reclamation. It’s a well-deserved tribute. Clearly, she was something.”
“even readers already somewhat familiar with Sulak’s extraordinary life will find many things here to engage and surprise.”
Born and raised in India, Shoba Narayan left for college in the U.S. and stayed for the next 20 years.
“A satisfying read on many levels . . .”
This book comes just after the celebrated U.S. visit of Pope Francis (born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Argentina), the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church.
“A wonderful book.”
“. . . a swift, unrelenting trip down a shocking rabbit hole of incredible and frightening reality.”
“While possibly a bit dry for bedtime reading, That’s What They Want You to Think does make fun plane, train, and (if someone else is driving) automobile reading.
“. . . it is clear, as stated on her biography page, that Ms.