Nearly two dozen outstanding articles on climate change, just in time for the U.S. return to the Paris accords. Now, what?
American history is “littered with utopian experiments that began with giddy promise and ended in depressing failure,” writes Thomas Healy. In Soul City, he tells one such story.
“bound to make many readers reexamine their working lives.”
The role of the news establishment and the American newspaper has undergone several profound transformations in American history.
“Timely, well-written, and essential reading.”
“Dear Ms. Schubert is an admirable addition to international literature, a gift to the English-speaking world . . .”
“To be born in the street means to wander all your life, to be free. It means accident and incident, drama, movement. It means above all dream . . .”
“one of the best books of 2020.”
“Norberg’s ability to distill lessons for today from thousands of years of world history will stimulate and enlighten both general readers and professional scholars.”
“chronicles the century-long struggle following the Civil War by Black Americans and other people of color for true civil and social rights, particularly the right to engage in interracial—
“Scarborough introduces the many sides of Harry S. Truman, a quiet man, yet a strong leader.”
“Thank you, Megan Rapinoe, for a book that is so courageously honest, thought-provoking, informative, and inspiring.
“Cities truly have occupied a unique place in human history and civilization and this timely book certainly relates how cities have become so critically important to humanity’s rise.”
“Guthrie, from what we learn, is part of a bigger picture, challenging the 'simple narrative' of individual freedom of expression."
Is China trying to help or to dominate the world with its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)? Whatever its goals, will it succeed?
“Fawcett displays an impressive knowledge of the thinkers and doers of . . . conservatism throughout modern history.”
“The Perfect Fascist has contemporary political relevance, as ultra-nationalist politics have gained traction in several western democracies.”
“Systemic Corruption: Constitutional Ideas for An Anti-Oligarchic Republic’s merit lies in its intellectual energy that the reade
“Few other books reveal the fascinating inner journey that transformed Eleanor from an emotionally choked-off young woman into a mature leader who inspired millions.”
“Zakaria’s grasp of the big picture and his ability to channel such a wide narrative in a very readable format should be commended.”
“should make everyone who reads it and was born after October 1962 extremely thankful to be alive . . .”
Debora L. Spar’s new book, Work Mate Marry Love, appears urgent and timely.
Incontrovertibly Philip Gefter did his homework when it came to writing about the lives, both professional and personal, of Richard Avedon.
“Vanguard serves both as a tocsin and an inspiring map forward if we are to protect voting rights for all.”
“A recognition slowly arises that we are all in this together and the time for an awakening to that fact is now.”