In A Reunion of Ghosts, Judith Claire Mitchell has written a darkly humorous and poignant study of a very odd family haunted by what they believe to be their cursed past.
Thomas Leitch’s Wikipedia U: Knowledge, Authority, and Liberal Education in the Digital Age (Johns Hopkins, 2014; see review, LJ 11/1/14, p. 91) examines ideas surrounding accuracy and authority in the academy today and challenges what readers think they know about Wikipedia, its contributors, and its users. Via email, Leitch recently answered some questions about his new title.
By Robert Morast Randall Sullivan’s Untouchable is a delayed and dutiful response to a brilliant pop star’s perceived identity. This hefty book gets to the heart of the most perplexing mysterious surrounding Michael Jackson’s most perplexing mysteries: what were the sources of his idiosyncrasies and his addiction to plastic surgery, and was this gifted entertainer […]