In late August 1949, the Soviet Union detonated an atomic bomb in northeast Kazakhstan. In an instant, America’s nuclear monopoly was gone and a new element was added to the Cold War.
Laura Wides-Muñoz’s book The Making of a Dream: How a Group of Young Undocumented Immigrants Helped Change What It Means to Be American is out just weeks before a reported 800,000 Dreamers
We are soon going to have a clash between President Donald Trump and international law.
"Partner to Power, however, 'reminds us that some of the most powerful people working in the White House, indeed in the whole of government, are often the least kn
On September 13, 1971, my Buffalo National Guard unit entered Attica State Prison where the prisoners had rioted and seized hostages.
This beautiful and horrifying memoir should be required reading by anyone who feels that immigration is the nation’s number one issue right now.
“He takes the reader on a journey from single cells, to nervous systems, to self-conscious, self-directed minds. One can’t fault him for lack of vision or ambition.”
If you keep up with American politics, then you almost certainly know who James O’Keefe is.
President Donald Trump watches a lot of television. Tweets from Mr. Trump's account indicate that his viewing habits include a healthy dose of news programming.
“a uniquely valuable addition to the scholarship on prison education.”
Born and raised in India, Shoba Narayan left for college in the U.S. and stayed for the next 20 years.
"a delicious little book packed with erudition and pleasure . . ."
“I looked at my plate and thought quite honestly that the mixture of vegetable, millet and meat looked very enticing.”
“’That’s human flesh,’ she whispered.
Karen Crouse introduces us to the Norman Rockwellian town of Norwich, Vermont, and its denizens of hard work, modesty, social equity, and homespun support for its children.
“Paul Le Blanc’s October Song reminds readers just how difficult it is to make a revolution, especially one that failed.”
“filled with impressive historical research and analysis. . . . profound in its insights, and its conclusions are shocking.”
“David Cay Johnston is truly Prometheus bound in this sickening reveal of the Trump Administration.”
Looking for a good cause for 2018? Something you can do while sitting in your armchair? Something that needs to be done if we are to live in a “clean” planet?
“From the first page to the last, readers are enmeshed in a beguiling story of government intrigue, criminal cunning, FBI backstabbing, and foreign covert shenanigans.”
“In the end, something just doesn't smell right about this industry.”
The incarceration of a loved one is a traumatic event. For many families, it is also life-altering.
“Can America find the vital spark needed to walk the cooperative pathway?”
“No doubt, Georgia O’Keeffe would paint her support for the #MeToo movement though she might not post the tweets.”
“an insightful book, providing a closeup look at a conflict that has bedeviled the Middle East and only added fuel to the ongoing fires in that region.”
Stephen Greenblatt, Pulitzer Prize winner and a specialist in early modern literature, explores in The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve the enduring fascination of the Genesis story