June 8, 2019

The road to happiness

Crushing: God Turns Pressure into Power by T. D. Jakes, FaithWords, US 25.00, Pp 260, April 2019, ISBN 978-1455595372 There are moments in everyone’s life when you think […]
June 8, 2019

Taking control of your life

Identity Leadership: To Lead Others You Must First Lead Yourself by Stedman Graham, Center Street, US $27.00, Pp 272, May 2019, ISBN 978-1546083375 Not many people want to […]
June 6, 2019

The death of Syria

Assad or We Burn the Country: How One Family’s Lust for Power Destroyed Syria by Sam Dagher, Little, Brown and Company, US $29.00, Pp 592, May 2019, […]
May 30, 2019

Growing up with bees

The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and… by Meredith May, Park Row, US $24.99, Pp 336, April 2019, ISBN 978-0778307785 Most of us know virtually nothing […]
May 30, 2019

Vegan, healthy and inexpensive

Plant-Based on a Budget: Delicious Vegan Recipes for Under $30 a Week, in Less Than 30 Minutes a Meal by Toni Okamoto, BenBella Books, US $21.95, Pp 276, […]
May 29, 2019

The Stonewall Riots — From oppression to resistance

The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History by Marc Stein, NYU Press, US $35.00, Pp 344, May 2019, ISBN 978-1479816859 Fifty years ago, in 1969, thousands of people came in […]
May 27, 2019

The struggle for Europe

  The Lands in Between: Russia vs. the West and the New Politics of Hybrid War by Mitchell A. Orenstein, Oxford University Press,   US $24.95, Pp 234, ISBN […]
May 27, 2019

Why religious freedom matters for America

Sacred Liberty: America’s Long, Bloody, and Ongoing Struggle for Religious Freedom by Steven Waldman, HarperOne, US $28.99, Pp 404, May 2019, ISBN 978-0062743145 In the seventeenth century, […]
May 26, 2019

The art of having a graceful political conversation

I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening): A Guide to Grace-Filled Political Conversations by Sarah Stewart Holland & Beth A. Silvers, Thomas Nelson, US $24.99, Pp 204, February […]
May 25, 2019

FDR — from military triumph to personal tragedy

War and Peace: FDR’s Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943–1945 (FDR at War) by Nigel Hamilton, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, US $30.00, Pp 580, May 2019, ISBN 978-0544876804 […]
May 25, 2019

Healthier and enjoyable

Cook Once, Eat All Week: 26 Weeks of Gluten-Free, Affordable Meal Prep… by Cassy Garcia, Victory Belt Publishing, US $34.95, Pp 400, April 2019, ISBN 978-1628603439 If you […]
May 24, 2019

Our healthcare system and the promise of AI

Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human… by Eric Topol, Basic Books, US $32.00, Pp 400, March 2019, ISBN 978-1541644632 Our healthcare system has become dysfunctional. […]
May 23, 2019

The life and art of Vivien Leigh

Dark Star: A Biography of Vivien Leigh by Alan Strachan, I.B. Tauris, US $27.00, Pp 376, February 2019, ISBN 978-1788312080 Vivien Leigh was surely one of the […]
May 22, 2019

How Unitarianism shaped the Adamses — and the United States

Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family by Sara Georgini, Oxford University Press, US $34.95, Pp 284, February 2019, ISBN 978-0190882587 President John Adams once […]
May 20, 2019

Scrumptious and mouth-watering

Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics from a Modern American Family by Priya Krishna, Mackenzie Kelley (Photographer), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, US $28.00, Pp 256, April 2019, ISBN 978-1328482471 Vegetables […]