“Although its parts are fine, their sum does not quite add up to what we expect in a book by Gladwell.”
“Fully Automated Luxury Communism is an accessible, intelligent, and profoundly optimistic text with the potential to spark a revolution.”
“For those with an interest in American social and cultural history, this is a well-written, insightful, and incisive work that provides much to consider on a longtime controversial issue.”
“The Ungrateful Immigrant soars when Nayeri tells her own story. . . . It’s a moving exploration of the lasting impact of losing one’s country.”
“The West needs to overcome its amnesia with respect to Maoism’s global ambitions. Lovell’s study of Maoism as a global history could not be more timely.”
“Robin Marty and Jessica Mason Pieklo make clear that the likely end of Roe v Wade is at hand and involved more than the end of Roe.”
“Empire of Borders provides fundamental, essential information about the current human situation at the borders.”
“In Me the People, Nadia Urbinati has produced an exceptional scholarly work on a highly relevant socio-political phenomenon.”
“Jennifer Silva serves as much as an academic scholar as a personal therapist, and a reader has to ask how she could endure the endless suffering experienced by her all-too-honest subjects.
“Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator is short, easy to read, and quickly gets to the point, while avoiding many of the questions any astute reader might raise.
Imagine that you begin your dream doctoral program and immediately find a professor generous with his mentoring time.
“We need a change in our healthcare system now.
“This is a book about young Muslim men growing up in the United States,” writes Professor John O’Brien, who teaches sociology at New York University Abu Dhabi.
“Lebanese-British journalist Zahra Hankir has gifted us with these women’s experiences and their voices.”
“We need anthropology now more than ever. As Ruth Benedict once noted prophetically, ‘The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human difference.’”
“it is difficult to overstate the importance of the perspectives and arguments that Michael Kaufmann offers in The Time Has Come.”
Many young teens turn rebellious as they grow up. They're trying to gain their own individuality to become independent, and many times they do this by bucking the system.
“provides an interesting juxtaposition of continuities and change . . . of maritime piracy . . .”
“In Pain is a fascinating and engrossing read for anybody who aspires to be an educated consumer of healthcare.
The anthology Considering Class: Theory, Culture and the Media in the 21st Century, provides invaluable perspectives on the working class at this critical historical time.
“This political environment, in which the separation of church and state is treated as a kind of heresy rather than the real rock upon which our government stands, is what makes the timing
“Music expresses the soul of a nation and illustrates its moods and contradictions from one era to another across time.”
“This is a book rich in detail. Its tone is neutral. It doesn’t give the impression that the author wishes to see the CIA abolished, merely controlled.”
“Surrogate Warfare is a well-researched and thorough study of surrogate warfare.
“Democracy in the United States as well as many other countries is also threatened by the corruption fostered by kleptocracy.