Here you’ll find interviews with your favorite authors, Best Books of the Month announcements, reviews, and occasional essays on books, reading, and quirky trends.Visit us often for new stories, or have the latest ABR articles delivered to your in-box via our daily digest email.hilip Johnson – lagging well behind the founding fathers – may not be the most profound architect of the twentieth century.
From essays to biography and history, here are the best nonfiction books of 2017 according to the editors and contributors at the The Wrong Way to Save Your Life By Megan Stielstra Harper Perennial “Megan Stielstra’s third essay collection cements her as one of Chicago’s strongest literary voices.
Whether she’s dissecting dear hearts, watching her home burn down, worrying about her father’s health, or struggling against academic bureaucracy, Megan’s brings humor and insight to bear on her deepest fears.” —Adam Morgan Here’s our conversation with Stielstra about the book, which won the 2017 Chicago Review of Books Award for Creative Nonfiction.
Michelle Obama’s Becoming reminded me so much of my own upbringing in Baltimore as a Black girl in a large and functional family that aspired to learn, grow, and excel while overcoming obstacles of …
Its veracity arose not because the English lacked a vibrant musical culture, or a lively intellectual class prepared to engage with what they were hearing. Those who heard his radio broadcast knew that the United States would be drawn into the war that had engulfed Europe and the Middle East ... (read more)he title of this book refers to the battle for market dominance between the editors and publishers of two rival dictionaries, the one edited by Noah Webster and the other by Joseph Worcester.
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Over the past two months, I’ve read three books and one literary journal—the most continued book reading I’ve done in years.
"I realized that I could turn how my father lived in me from a monolithic monster into an apologist--from this terrifying entity into this broken, sad, tragic little boy.
This section contains reviews of various literary pieces which belong to the 'Non Fiction' category.
Ten years later, that KGB officer, Vladimir Putin ... (read more)n an era of dogmatism, polarisation, and intolerance, visible on both the right and left wings of politics, liberalism needs more love.
Part of its image problem is a widespread perplexity about what values and principles it really stands for.