“Slingerland amuses and educates, not just about ethanol excess, but also the relevance for understanding guilty pleasures as a whole, in the present and in its ancient roots.”
“Whether Jim Shepard is a prophet or just a great writer with a clever concept, we’ll probably never really know.
“The international flavor of this book actually makes the world feel like a wonderful place to be. These are real people, and they are shown here as happy to be alive.”
“A chilling tale of an abused child taught to become a killer, the girl who tried to save him, and the legacy he left behind.”
“Gross and Daley’s photographs tell a story, a deeply important story . . .”
“Do Something for Nothing is no real reflection of the magnanimity of the project behind it.
"Sometimes one fingers annihilation," he writes in a quiet moment of nuclear bombing, "before breaking into bliss."
Delight, Parnassians. Arthur Sze has returned.
They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. But They aren’t here and They don’t matter, anyway.
What if all that was needed to stave off an impending mass extinction of life on Earth was to set aside half the planet for nature?
Lobe Your Brain is a colorful book about how your brain works. Although it is laid out like a 32-page picture book, it’s really for older kids, ages five and up.
“Armed with the insight and lessons from her youth, the author emerged as a bright young college student who learned to love herself for who she was and who she has yet to become.”
“the US military is again neglecting the lessons learned from the last 20 years of conflict in the messy and uncertain fields of insurgency and asymmetric wars to return to the more familia