“Deaths of despair” are by suicide, drug overdose, and alcoholic liver disease. Their increase in the US is explained by indignity and loss of pride, not globalization, inequality or automation.
“Antisemitism Here and Now is for readers who are concerned by the dangerous rise in contemporary antisemitism but unsure how to understand and confront it.”
“In the post-Charlottesville world where the President of the United States continues to enable these “very fine people” with a deliberate blind eye to the intensity of the
“Life Undercover reveals the rewards that serving the country provide as well as the toll this service extracts with an intimate and compelling portrait of a woman who literally co
“In pursuing Weinstein, the authors found that the casting couch system, long entrenched in Hollywood, still existed, though perhaps in a mutated form.
“In today’s trauma-focused society, PTSD: A Short History is a volume as brave as it is wise.”
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
What possesses a mother to kill her children? This is an age-old question to a scenario that unfortunately happens too often.
In Little Shoes, author Pamela Everett has chronicled the events of a 1937 California murder of three little girls with lawyerly skill.
This beautiful and horrifying memoir should be required reading by anyone who feels that immigration is the nation’s number one issue right now.
“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.
Anna Feigenbaum’s Tear Gas: From the Battlefields of WWI to the Streets of Today is a poignant inquiry into the relationship between a corporate-capitalist system of governing and its implic