Nonfiction on Study Skills, Healthy Baking, JFK & Masculinity | Xpress Reviews


An unsuccessful attempt to organize study skills; Hertzberg revises his advice on bread-making; those looking for period studies related to American culture during the 1950s and 1960s should find Watts’s title intriguing

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, November 8, 2013


Drinking in the French Quarter, speaking, again, with Susan Sontag, The Paris Gourmet, Polish author Hłasko, an important African American figure, 1001 movies to see, a passionate work about community activism, End of Days on Kennedy, only for Rihanna fans

John F. Kennedy (1917-63)


A roundup of 14 recent titles (including two novels) commemorates the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Cuban Missile Crisis Reviews, Sept. 1, 2012


Reviews of David G. Coleman’s The Fourteenth Day and Sheldon M. Stern’s The Cuban Missile Crisis in American Memory.