“Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots? is a vital book, highly readable and highly rewarding.
“The prevailing theme of Freaking Out is that any terrorist threat is overstated and any entity that discusses a terrorist threat has some dark ulterior motive to steer the public
“SNAP is a bit different from Ms.
“Trading Manny is, of course, about the heartbreak two fans feel when their love for baseball is betrayed.
“‘Heterosexuality is historically constituted,’ she concludes, ‘and for now we believe in it. And this, too, shall pass.’”
“According to the author the purpose of Sharp’s Dictionary of Power and Struggle is to ‘bring some degree of clarity to academic and public discussion of nonviolent action.’”
At today’s pace something “new” comes along every hour. Our ability to respond to the new and different is what saved us from extinction.
“. . . a useful, timely, relevant contribution.”
When graduate students of Communication study the Ethics of Communication, it is usually in terms of Rhetoric, public presentation and, more pointedly, plagiarism, lying, and propaganda.
“Take our inner demons and our gooeyness for loss-aversion, add to it an ideology like nationalism (which manifest like an epidemic), and give it military high-tech and you have a dangerous
“Our future depends on the Blue Revolution that Cynthia Barnett advocates, for, as the ancients knew long before modern science did, ‘Water is life.’”
“The contributors to this volume are all very interesting people, but one has a sneaking suspicion that they might have taken way too much LSD at some point in their carbon footprints.”
“Cool is the new virtuous.”
“Informed decision making is crucial for those in positions of responsibility—such as politicians who may influence scientific and environmental policy. Mr.
“The Palmer Raids are being cited in more and more books and articles as we turn our attention to immigration policy, and forced deportation.
“Throughout The Queer Art of Failure, Ms. Halberstam holds a mirror up to our culture, albeit one that is, from time to time, a bit fogged by the warmth of her own breath.
“This book does what books like this should: provoke thought and conversation in addressing issues that are highly uncomfortable.
“The evolution and revolution of liberal thought is chronicled in this well-written book about how we got to where we are today. . . .
“[Dr. Kornfield] addresses an audience impatient with platitudes, one that understands that the Buddhist path offers no shortcuts.
“The Maid’s Daughter: Living Inside and Outside the American Dream is a riveting read for both academics and laypersons.
“If there is something [John McWhorter] doesn’t do well, we won’t find it in his new work, What Language Is . . .
In 2005, the CW television network debuted a paranormal series that followed the adventures of two brothers, Sam and Dean Winchester, who travel the country fighting the forces of darkness.
“Author McDermott’s book is not a duplication of ‘the same old, same old.’ It is a noble effort to advance the common understanding of the variables at play in this complicated and importan
“An astute, vigorous, and candid participant-observer who seeks to radicalize the conditions by which Arab men and women can find satisfying, secular, and sensible lives together.”
Former Ambassador and U.S. Special Envoy on Afghanistan Peter Tomsen’s first book has much to commend it.