There are few surprises in The Midnight Kingdom, Jared Yates Sexton’s history of power corrupting absolutely, but there aren’t meant to be.
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“In this page-turner of a book, Epstein recounts the highlights of his eventful investigative reporting . . .”
“a short book but a visceral one.”
“The changing of the guard from baby boomers to Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z deserves our attention because of the possible scale and nature of its impact.”
“offers a more incisive and balanced examination of this elected office without the undue influence of the personalities of its recent occupants.”
"Fronczak crafts a compelling, convincing, and often surprising origin story of the Left we know today."
“The humanity and human touch of Shultz and his biographer emerge on nearly every page.”
“solid, mostly engaging, offering an undeniable insight into the ongoing movement to return America to what the White Nationalist movement sees as its foundational principl
No bureaucracy has been more affected by the rapid changes wrought by the rise and proliferation of the internet, social media, crowd sourcing, and information sharing than the intelligence communi
“For those who have spent the last several years sharpening their knives with Trump in their sights, Untouchable may offer justification, while Trump defenders will likely rail aga
“The Chaos Machine is an urgent overview of an issue that is increasingly dominating the modern age.”
“The Tragic Mind . . .
In her often witty and trenchant publication calling for revolution through female alliance, legal expert Diane L.
World War II was a deeply challenging time for pacifists and conscientious objectors, most of whom came to their beliefs in the wake of the horrendous casualties of World War I, which was in retros
“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
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“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?