Anyone familiar with legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick’s prolific writings at Slate.com or in numerous prestigious publications will find her book, Lady Justice, compelling, disturbing, urgent
“The book, in sum, is a polemic rather than a serious attempt to sort out the science that informs policy and practice that would be a pathway to a better human future as the planet and all
“The Day I Die is an informative and accessible addition to the literature of death and dying.
“For the just curious about how a law gets passed or those itching to make it happen, this guide has all the answers.”
“Gay, Catholic and American is a book about both past and ongoing struggles for LGBTQ+ equality, and reminds readers that these battles are important, even, and perhaps especially,
“will appeal to visionaries yearning for an end to man-made divides and the deliberate building of bridges of kindness and compassion.”
“Today’s nation-states are increasingly driven by nationalist-cultural concerns that result in exclusionary logics.
“‘If the government won’t stop the war, we’ll stop the government.’ At least 15,000 demonstrators tried, with mixed results at best, to bring Washington to a virtual standstill.”
It is late at night on June 4, 2018, and under cover of darkness a father and son, carrying nothing but a backpack, approach “a short wall painted dark” that demarcates the international border bet
“Antisemitism Here and Now is for readers who are concerned by the dangerous rise in contemporary antisemitism but unsure how to understand and confront it.”
“this is a good read for any empathetic, intellectually alive reader wondering about the world and the meaning of life.”
In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble clearly explains how search engines, used by billions daily, are not an innocent, neutral vehicle by which to search for information.
“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.’”
“This is a must-read book for everyone who is debating the refugee crisis . . .”