This collection of short pieces by the British writer Martin Amis takes you into a wide range of his nonfiction work.
Stephen Shore by Quentin Bajac and published by The Museum of Modern Art is an encyclopedic collection of Shore’s photographic work that spans five decades.
“He takes the reader on a journey from single cells, to nervous systems, to self-conscious, self-directed minds. One can’t fault him for lack of vision or ambition.”
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that in 2016, more than 64,000 Americans died from accidental opioid overdose.
As one cannot truly categorize poet Clyde Sanborn (1948-1996), neither can one neatly classify this text about his life and writing.
Guatemala, a small post-colonial state that is not so post.
To Heal a Wounded Heart: The Transformative Power of Buddhism and Psychotherapy in Action by Pilar Jennings PhD is a tender and compassionate memoir of the experiences of an early career p
It is unfortunate and even tragic in today's society that our history is so largely unknown, mostly untaught and unlearned.
If you keep up with American politics, then you almost certainly know who James O’Keefe is.
President Donald Trump watches a lot of television. Tweets from Mr. Trump's account indicate that his viewing habits include a healthy dose of news programming.
“a uniquely valuable addition to the scholarship on prison education.”
Many people have a hard time remembering what they ate for lunch, what they did yesterday or last weekend, or where they put their eyeglasses and keys.
Dave Eggers, the accomplished Northern California novelist, returns to nonfiction storytelling with this captivating account of a young Yemeni-American businessman who dreams of reviving his homela
Katja Petrowskaja has indeed, as her publicist claims, written an “inventive and unique literary debut” as she travels to various countries in search of her family’s dramatic 20th century history.
“The 50th anniversary . . . should be retold as a tribute to these long forgotten heroes that answered their county’s call in this controversial war.”
“a brilliant and indispensable intervention from the socialist left on the real historical, class, and sociopolitical forces at play beneath the national political freak show that is the ne
“a brilliantly crafted discussion of the limits imposed by our natural reserves, combining historical analysis, economic development and political decision making.”
Bryan Caplan has written an iconoclastic book, defying some of the deeply-embedded assumptions about education as a desirable social good.
“an exciting collection . . .”
If you work with children, The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Nadine Burke Harris MD may be the most important book you read this year.
William C. Rempel faced significant challenges in writing a biography of Kirk Kerkorian, the obsessively private tycoon.
Told in the form of a letter from an imaginary planet named Globux to the inhabitants of Earth, Our Beautiful Earth: Saving Our Planet Piece by Piece is an innovative picture book that att
Born and raised in India, Shoba Narayan left for college in the U.S. and stayed for the next 20 years.
Karen Crouse introduces us to the Norman Rockwellian town of Norwich, Vermont, and its denizens of hard work, modesty, social equity, and homespun support for its children.
“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.