“If you want a crash course in the evolution of postmodern capitalism over the last five decades read Kochland.”
The communes of the ’70s were “weird, wacky and mostly dysfunctional.” So said the Guardian Weekly about Christiania, a Copenhagen military barracks claimed by “seekers of peace” in 1971.
“The Case for Trump, . . .
“well researched and well written, chronicling some of the major protest successes and failures of the last 70 years.”
“This is not a must-read for those involved in the criminal justice system or those interested in criminal justice reform.
“a great resource, but sadly, offers little understanding of how modern 20th century political culture was forged and the role radical women and men played in this critical development.”
“James Blake’s book reminds us to keep our country’s ideals alive in the face of the clear and present political danger that confronts us.”
Meredith Tax is to be commended for her thorough and well-documented book about the history and politics of a region of the world most people know very little about.
One advantage of reviewing nonfiction books is learning about people who are often excluded from discussions. This usually happens with historical figures who happen to be women.
Nick Licata, who served four terms on the Seattle City Council, has written a book that proclaims to help educate people on how to become citizen activists but is rather a more local and autobiogra
“. . . both a highly engaging read and a cry for more humane, healthy, and dignified living and working conditions for migrant laborers.”
“The elements of Occupy Wall Street defy ‘simple categorization—they don’t fit into neat little boxes.
“. . . a must-read book . . . Roger Thurow is a superb storyteller and a skillful reporter.”