“Dikotter . . .
“A handbook for activists on the front lines as well as a reference for academics and journalists, Kimball’s book shows how new words and meanings invited “everyday people” into the policy-
“Health Communism serves as a wake-up call for the dehumanization of healthcare delivery.”
Joshua Frank’s ballsy tell-all of the Hanford pillaging of the American people’s pocketbooks, while as the same time, never achieving the one objective the government contractors were hired to do—e
“A duo of enabling events opened the door to the descent into legal unprofessionalism, starting with a Supreme Court decision that permitted lawyers to advertise, at least on a limited basi
“This volume will be of certain interest to anyone trying to examine what has changed in warfare and where these trends might for in the near future.”
“Beevor, who has written acclaimed books about the Second World War, presents a richly detailed account of the momentous four years of Russian history between 1917 and 1921.”
Unshaved: Resistance and Revolution in Women’s Body Hair Politics deals with compliance with cultural norms of body hair removal—largely on the basis of data from American women— and the e
“A Death on W Street is a brutal look at the damage a lie can do to people’s lives as well as to institutions that we, as Americans, revere—or at least should reve
“Anyone who cares about American politics, democracy, or the Constitution needs to read Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?
“‘The scientific man does not aim for an immediate result. . . . His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way.
“Tesla: Wizard at War tells of the process in which ideas—even if dismissed or of questionable credibility—develop.”
There is something wrong with contemporary liberal democracy, especially in the United States.
“Often viciously funny, this book is a breezy balm for the anti-Trump crowd.”
“without an ability for a nation to protect an objective truth that all political tribes can agree on, there is a substantial challenge in maintaining a healthy American democracy.”
“Why We Fight is a tour de force of superb social science.”
“What America needs are more good questions and fewer simple answers.
“Ways and Means represents nonfiction writing at its best, using an easy prose to enlighten with thought provoking, sometimes controversial, ideas from the very beginning.”
“The Color of Abolition proves an invaluable addition to abolitionist history, which has grown immeasurably richer in recent years.”
We Should All Be Feminists: A Guided Journal is, really, a course about the world, as it is, as it has been, as it could be if we would finally see clearly the extent of the damage that pa
“The question a critical reader must ask while carefully considering this thought-provoking book is whether the US is on the verge of a civil war.”
Racial justice, judicial reform, and systemic racism have been hot topics on the nation’s radar screen in recent years.
“So many individuals and groups from throughout the United States came to rest, like a magnet attracted to steel, into the aftermath of the tragedy in Pittsburgh – just to pay their respect
“a rich and varied portrait of Israel . . .”
“This is a long but never less than gripping book, though the rich examples are stronger than the analysis they feed.”