“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.”
Which Country Has the World’s Best Health Care? attempts to apply a narrative for health system functions and not merely recite data and for that, Ezekiel Emanuel is to be applauded.
“White Hot Hate is nothing less than a riveting case study of hatred of the Other.
Among the literally thousands of publications whose primary subject is Abraham Lincoln, there have been some previously that have dealt with his presidential relationship relative to the Constituti
“In light of recent political upheavals around the globe, it is clear that democracy is an ongoing and open project that is subject to challenge and direct assault.”
The human animal loves puzzles, and it’s all the more enticing if it’s a puzzle that others can’t solve.
“These columns, written between 2008 and 2020, are written mostly with the same elegance, persuasiveness, and lucidity that have marked Will’s long career as one of the nation’s most percep
Some stories are hard to believe, and this is one of them.
“Schuller has produced a work of impressive scholarship and research, from which many readers and students will benefit, though the rich and complex material she has assembled seems to dema
“The Rage of Innocence is an important and timely book—an intelligent, compassionate, and indispensable argument on behalf of Black children.”
For the last 80 years, global commerce on the oceans has been conducted in a mostly peaceful manner protected by the mantel of the United States Navy.
“an excellent primer on the role of seaborne commerce in creating our global economy . . .”
“This is a fun and informative book for those who want a good overview of the history, present, and future regarding what a world where robots might rule.”
It’s World War II.
As is true with so many things, the pandemic has both brought to light new problems as well as highlighted old ones and hastened trends already occurring. The same is true when it comes to cities.
“Their stories of self-sacrifice, professional dedication, and unconditional compassion for everyone who came through the emergency room at MMC are true profiles in courage.”
Dominic Janes takes on a number of topics in this wide-ranging book, Freak to Chic.