“Not Even Past is a trenchant, wide-ranging survey of the history that binds us a nation while, at the same time, drives us apart.
Diana Vreeland was never short on proclamations of fashion and style as well as living life in a most fashionable and particular way.
“The Second World Wars may be the penultimate history of World War II.”
In the early ’90s, novelist Paul Lisicky was awarded back-to-back literary fellowships that brought him to Provincetown, RI, one of a group of colleagues paid to nurture their craft.
“Jodie Adams Kirshner brings together a wide cast of those most affected and thereby opens the case of and for Detroit and our other large cities suffering financial strain.”
“‘The rise of the religious right should be cause for alarm among all who care about the future of democracy in America.’”
“The Hackers and the State provides a reliable summary and deep analysis of a novel force bound to shape world affairs.”
“When the earth is cracking behind your feet and it feels like the whole world is going to swallow you up, you put one foot in front of the other and you keep going.
“Pippin’s artwork captivates and inspires.”
“Whether or not you believe the case made by Mercier that we are not easily hoodwinked, the idea that in today’s world we humans are uniquely equipped to ferret out lies and cons is oddly r
“Bound to be an instant favorite.”
Robert Stone seemed to come out of nowhere when he published his first novel, A Hall of Mirror in 1967, though he had a substantial apprenticeship, including a couple of years in the famed
“Harry Houdini belongs to that panthe
“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.
“Fritzche’s focus in this erudite and interesting book is less on how and why Hitler gained power, and more on the mostly favorable response of the German people to the Third Reich.”
“deliciously readable . . .”
“a compelling story”
“It is identity and power: unopposed even by dedicated dissidents.”
“a very satisfying dish . . .”
“Forché has created a compelling collection that teaches us how to harness sentiment within our natural and historical world.”
Imagine a book about the headiest times in the world of fashion written by someone who does not rely on quotes from dead people or from spectators but instead a book written by someone who was inti
Why did this book take two years to cross the Atlantic?
“Into the Abyss paints a fascinating picture of the ties between mind and body and the complicated ways they interact.”
“As with many other topics related to the world’s greatest and deadliest human conflict, there is much here for all of us to learn, know and try to understand about ourselves in chaotic and
“This book shines a light upon the contributions of one remarkable culture, without which our world would appear very different today.”