V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
Get Lit The Soldiers on Our Streets How our protectors have gone from Barney Fife to Robocop Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces Radley Balko’s Rise of the Warrior Cop documents a disturbing shift on America’s streets.
V.23 No.24 | 6/12/2014
Get Lit Sunday Best Artemis Awakening Whether you’ve a hankering for summery sci-fi or the history of food, two New Mexico authors deliver.
Book Review Reel People, Real Lives The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (Sixth Edition) Movie nerds, the sixth edition of David Thomson’s seminal biographical dictionary will give you plenty to chew on and argue over.
V.23 No.13 | 3/27/2014
Book Review Nurturing Nature Falling Into Place: An Intimate Geography of Home There are quiet sounds that often get lost in the business of our daily lives. Catherine Reid’s book Falling Into Place: An Intimate Geography of Home is a chronologically organized collection of personal essays meant to entice us to listen.
V.23 No.7 | 2/13/2014
Book Review How It Begins Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War WWI started because the Emperor of Austria-Hungary was assassinated by a man who may have been part of a Serbian conspiracy, right? A new book shows that this explanation is so basic it’s just wrong.
V.23 No.3 | 1/16/2014
Book Review The Van Life Tour Sucks Sometimes, DIY tour across the country is a total disaster. But it sure makes for some entertaining reading.
V.23 No.1 | 1/2/2014
Book Review Boner Killer God's Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis The world has been ruled by men since the beginning of recorded history, and men’s thoughts have been ruled by their genitals for almost as long.
Book Review Love, Death and Other Causes of Indigestion How Should We Live? Great Ideas from the Past for Everyday Life Searching for insight into such universal topics as love, family, work and nature, Roman Krznaric reaches back to the Greeks, through Medieval and Renaissance philosophers and on through the Victorians and modern thinkers.
V.22 No.46 | 11/14/2013
Book Review Coming and Going, Endlessly On Migration: Dangerous Journeys and the Living World On Migration: Dangerous Journeys and the Living World is about where we belong and where we call home.
V.22 No.42 | 10/17/2013
Get Lit Historically Stating From cowboys to casinos to Commies, three enchanting books grapple with history on the large and small scale.
V.22 No.40 | 10/3/2013
Book Review Powerful in Pink Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in India As Pink Sari Revolution makes clear, local-level resistance can be potent, even in “India’s Wild West.”