Nonfiction: Sappho/the Lyric Poets, Crime in Panama, Raif Badawi, Viking Economics, Language | Xpress Reviews


Duban’s treatise is by turns insightful, provocative, and grumpy; for libraries with patrons interested in the 20th-century history of Panama; Haidar’s memoir is touching and provocative; the Nordic economic model will fascinate; a valuable book for readers interested in the philosophy of language

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, November 22, 2013


Creative nonfiction, Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights, enjoying gin, A charming book that will appeal to Colette fans, England’s early 20th-century modernist literary circles, on Aristotle and Machiavelli, American Spies