"One would think that a biography of an economist would make almost as dull a read as a book on economics.
The “liberal world order” created by the United States after the Second World War is an historical anomaly that may be coming to an end, according to the Brookings Institution’s Robert Kagan in his
“In today’s trauma-focused society, PTSD: A Short History is a volume as brave as it is wise.”
“There is something absolutely American about the notion that you, my friends, are getting screwed.” Thus begins writer Chris Stirewalt’s readable book, Every Man a King.
“Out of Many Faiths is an important read for anyone hoping to understand factors causing the increased discrimination non-white groups and minorit
Historians of political culture illuminate the human realities of governing and legislating.
President Donald Trump now finds himself, not even two years into his term, besieged by congressional opponents, a special investigator, numerous lawyers, the mainstream media, protesters in the st
This is the time of stories about refugees and immigrants in every format possible.
Dealing with many if not all the main issues of existence, this work provides a valuable handbook of practical wisdom for any inhabitant of planet earth in the 21st century.
The summer before he started college, former senator and Secretary of State John Kerry sailed on a yacht with then-President Kennedy and his family.
For almost 40 years, feminist, environmentalist, and human rights advocate Rebecca Solnit has shepherded activists and animated a spirit of community.
We tend to view childhood through rose-colored glasses, evoking an age of innocence and carefree days anchored by loving and protective families in safe and supportive Leave It to Beaver n
Not only are things worse than you thought, but the country’s situation is nearly hopeless.
For the most part, what attention has been paid in the last 70 years to the events of the Holocaust in Italy has largely been a matter of the “good Italians” who protected, opposed, and/or actively
“From ancient Greece to the modern globalized economy, Kurz distills the essence of various schools of thought and the personalities who made them.”
“a highly articulate demolition of the Trump agenda, which comprehensively and briskly covers the many high crimes and propaganda tactics of an avowedly plutocratic, authoritarian administr
At the June 2018 European summit the leaders spent most of the time discussing immigration restrictions. Yet the Syrian rush through the Mediterranean is now a trickle.
“they have become the successors to the Greatest Generation . . .”
Sven-Eric Liedman’s A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx, is a remarkable and timely contribution and achievement.
What possesses a mother to kill her children? This is an age-old question to a scenario that unfortunately happens too often.
The United States of America is home to over 3,000 jails. On any given day, these jails hold over 700,000 people. More than 12 million individuals pass through an American jail each year.
“The Boys of Fairy Town is an informative, entertaining, and often eye-opening book that examines the complexity of male queer culture in one of the nation’s most
“Tinderbox is a reminder that this history can never be forgotten as the backlash against GLBTQ civil rights are once again under attack.”
Scientific literacy is important, so it’s no surprise that Guy P.
This collaborative collection of comics representing a variety of voices and experiences was sparked by the concern that under President Trump abortion rights and other aspects of Obamacare would b