“Paul Le Blanc’s October Song reminds readers just how difficult it is to make a revolution, especially one that failed.”
“Cartoon County is a wonderful read, a paean to a bygone era in art that will delight and inspire.”
“No American city was more important to Nazis than Los Angeles; home to Hollywood, the greatest propaganda machine in the world.
The Vietnam War was one of the most tragic and divisive events in the history of this country.
Laurie Gwen Shapiro’s The Stowaway is the adventure of Billy Gawronski, a first-generation Polish-American living in Bayside, New York, who on the day of his graduation from high school at
No book could have a more auspicious moment of publication than Simon Baatz’s The Girl on the Velvet Swing.
“David Cay Johnston is truly Prometheus bound in this sickening reveal of the Trump Administration.”
“filled with impressive historical research and analysis. . . . profound in its insights, and its conclusions are shocking.”
Anyone who knows anything about the old Hollywood studio system will tell you that movie stars were treated like Barbie dolls.
Looking for a good cause for 2018? Something you can do while sitting in your armchair? Something that needs to be done if we are to live in a “clean” planet?
“From the first page to the last, readers are enmeshed in a beguiling story of government intrigue, criminal cunning, FBI backstabbing, and foreign covert shenanigans.”
“In the end, something just doesn't smell right about this industry.”
The incarceration of a loved one is a traumatic event. For many families, it is also life-altering.
“Can America find the vital spark needed to walk the cooperative pathway?”
The Dark Mountain Project is a worldwide collective of writers, artists, activists co-founded by Dougald Hine and Paul Kingsnorth, dedicated to creating “uncivilized” art, poetry, prose, and more.
A Mind at Play is well researched, entertaining, and a warm and fascinating portrait of a genius whose ideas bridged mathematics and engineering, providing a foundation for the science of
“No doubt, Georgia O’Keeffe would paint her support for the #MeToo movement though she might not post the tweets.”
On first blush, it would be easy to think this memoir is a cheap attempt to cash in on what is really a very common problem in America—our addiction to online porn that is said to be ruining young
Battles over newspaper coverage of the Mormon church date back to the earliest years of the most persecuted and persistent cult in American religious history.
Stephen Greenblatt, Pulitzer Prize winner and a specialist in early modern literature, explores in The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve the enduring fascination of the Genesis story
“an insightful book, providing a closeup look at a conflict that has bedeviled the Middle East and only added fuel to the ongoing fires in that region.”
What are Americans afraid of?
Originally published in the Netherlands in 2016, this homage to the friendship and careers of the couturier designer Hubert Givenchy and actress Audrey Hepburn does not fare well in translation.
Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics is an important and informative book that becomes more and more amazing as it progresses.
The border between North and South Korea is the Demilitarized Zone (the DMZ). It is one the most heavily militarized strips of land on the planet.