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 […]
May 17, 2019

How the digital distribution of television is changing the digital landscape

Netflix Nations: The Geography of Digital Distribution by Ramon Lobato, New York University Press, US $25.00, Pp 240, January 2019, ISBN 978-1479804948 We have already covered a lot […]
May 15, 2019

Why Americans live sicker and die earlier than people in rich counties

Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health by Sandro Galea, Oxford University Press, US $24.95, Pp 304, May 2019, ISBN 978-0190916831 Most Americans […]
May 15, 2019

Turning your house into a dream house  

Restoration House: Creating a Space That Gives Life and Connection… by Kennesha Buycks, Zondervan, US $24.99, Pp 226, April 2019, ISBN 978-0310092063 For most people, their dream […]
May 13, 2019

Fabulous novels for this spring

Feast Your Eyes by Myla Goldberg, Scribner, US $28.00, Pp 328, April 2019, ISBN 978-1501197840 Roar by Cecelia Ahern, Grand Central Publishing, US $26.00, Pp 274, April 2019, ISBN […]
May 13, 2019

Jack the Ripper represents our misogynist culture

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, US $27.00, Pp 352, April 2019, ISBN 978-1328663818 […]