“Michael Serazio has done a remarkable analysis, and this book offers any student of American culture and sport much to contemplate.”
Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez died in 2014 at age 87, a Nobel Prize winner, admired as one of the finest novelists of the 20th century.
“In 2014, Roger Angell was in Cooperstown at the Baseball Hall of Fame to receive the J. G.
“exposes violence in art, literature, thought, music, opera, movies, sports, love, landscapes, and in intellect itself.”
“Stability is out, revolution is in, so are the Islamists, identity politics are a jumble, women and their bodies remain repressed, violence or its threat is endemic, corruption is all arou
Shortly after he was inaugurated, President Donald Trump tweeted that the press was the “enemy of the people” because, he claimed, they made up news.
The year 2016 began a new era of political populism throughout the developed world. In the United States, the face of that populism is President Donald Trump.
Battles over newspaper coverage of the Mormon church date back to the earliest years of the most persecuted and persistent cult in American religious history.
“the sorry state of contemporary media in our country.”
Who Shot Sports is an engrossing photo exhibition between covers that more than proves the truism that a picture is, indeed, worth a thousand words.
“his writing can be luxuriated in.”
The indisputable observation that can be made after reading Amy Odell’s supposedly truthful parody is that this is the fashion business in the age of the Internet as seen by a millennial.
“Julia Martin has done a fine job of bringing Gary Snyder to the fore in her committed study of one of our major contemporary authors.”
“Under the Wire is dramatic, brisk, entertaining at times, deeply emotional, and above all, beautifully told.
“. . . a unique, superb, and original piece of first-person journalism . . . this inside view of chaos and anarchy is priceless.”
Jorge Luis Borges is considered the patron saint of computer programmers for his mastership of infinity and self-reflection, and Borges at 80 is a reprint of the same title published by th
“. . . part Isaac Asimov, part P. T. Barnum, and part Charles Fort, a legendary American icon . . .”
“. . . [a] worthwhile addition to any word-lover’s book shelf.”
It is delightful that a respected linguist would take up the challenge of writing about an inelegant word that has become a staple of our spoken language.
“How many other magazines of any kind of during that era that included articles about Zen Buddhism, diamond shopping, and art appreciation—all with a masculine slant?”
“Alan Moore: Conversations is undoubtedly a definitive, scholarly collection for Mr. Moore’s fans, but as the book’s editor Eric Berlatsky points out: ‘. . .
“Richard Poplak compellingly combines a selection of Igor Kenk’s own words with clever and pointed commentary to create a remarkable narrative.
“The Next Day is a creative and worthy undertaking, a unique and powerful discussion of an issue that is at once growing in pervasiveness and intensely tragic and troubling.”
“Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits is valuable primarily for those particularly interested in what the gurus of the branding industry have to say about where branding was in
“This biography could have easily been titled The Tale of Two Colberts; however, Colbert’s signature ‘truthiness’ seems to befit the style and enjoyment Ms.