Baptist has written a book that truly deepens and broadens our understanding of slavery, Acquittal illuminates the arcane process of successful jury selection, essayist Shenk explores the dynamics of creative pairs
Must-Read American History, Infamous Verdicts, plus Civil War Narratives & More | Social Sciences Reviews
Browder, Bill. Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man’s Fight for Justice. S. & S. Feb. 2015. 352p. ISBN 9781476755717. $28. MEMOIR/POLITICAL Here’s a revealing story of contemporary Russia, featuring American financier Browder, who made a bundle by heading up an investment fund in post-Soviet Russia, then called down certain […]
Egyptian Revolution, European Flashpoints, Cryptocurrency, & More | Nonfiction Previews, Jan. 2015, Pt. 4
Cambanis, Thanassis. Once Upon a Revolution: An Egyptian Story. S. & S. Jan. 2015. 288p. ISBN 9781451658996. $26. POLITICAL SCIENCE A correspondent for the Atlantic who also writes “The Internationalist” column for the Boston Globe, Cambanis captures the 2011 Tahrir Square revolution in Cairo by focusing on two key leaders: Basem, a middle-class architect not […]
Barrie takes readers on a tour of the history of maritime navigation; a timely account of the legal struggles to attain fundamental rights; Casey’s guide belongs on every writer’s shelf; how university libraries have created new services
Greenwald on the NSA, Wartime Propaganda from Harwood, Memoir from Echols & Davis, Morton, & Much More | Social Sciences Reviews
Greenwald’s book is a must-read, Harwood’s account carries an organic empirical quality rarely facilitated by a historical text, turn-of-the-21st-century social movements in Latin America, refreshing experimentation from Schnapp & Battles
Neil Armstrong Bio, Real-Life Spy Drama, Cold War Politics, plus Pro Media, & More | Social Sciences Reviews
The ups and downs of Armstrong’s life and career, a fascinating story about a complicated spy, social media strategies for business, optimal research resources for librarians, studies on Russian leadership, a wish book for travelers
A Renaissance woman who appeals to a general audience, Hoffman promulgates a treatise on the evolution of punishment, employ Success with Library Volunteers to open conversations regarding future volunteer use
The Artist’s Library, Tech Gadgets for Special Needs, The Price of Silence by Cohen, & More | Social Sciences Reviews
Insights into The Price of Silence, police work, and prosecutorial excess, Breaking Through, a guide to evaluate tablets, applications, and their usage, Native America is essential reading
Reviews of Nomi Prins All the Presidents’ Bankers, Danielle Allen’s Our Declaration, Karyn L. Freedman’s One Hour in Paris, Astra Taylor’s The People’s Platform, Harry Fisch’s The New Naked, Anne O. Nomis’s The History & Arts of the Dominatrix, and a list of titles from the March 15 issue.
Reviews of Kai Bird’s The Good Spy, James Oakes’s The Scorpion’s Sting, Peter Stark’s Astoria, H. Anthony Bandy’s eBooked!, John Baxter’s The Golden Moments of Paris, Steven Levingston’s Little Demon in the City of Light, Janice MacLeod’s Paris Letters, and more, plus a list of title titles from the March 1 issue.