Arts & Entertainment

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-IPMarx-Engels-Civil-WarinUS520x300.jpg

Marx & Engels writings on Civil War still provocative 155 years later

With a GOP candidate loved by neo-Confederates and alt-right white nationalists, new edition of "Civil War in the United States" appears at the right time.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Ronniegilbert2006520x300.jpg

Ronnie Gilbert's "Radical Life in Song"

A memoir isn't a well-researched biography by a historian; it is a remembering fat with feelings; this is a gloriously personal invitation to us to see how she saw it.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-bookcover300x4.jpg

A desire to change the world: Author Gary Murrell on Herbert Aptheker

During the height of the "Red Scare," Aptheker was considered by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover as the "most dangerous communist in the United States."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-bookcover300x3.jpg

Genocide, dispossession, and creating a human and sustainable community

"An Indigenous People's History of the United States," is an unforgiving accounting of the nation-building practices of the European settlers and the heroic resistance of indigenous peoples.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-unnamed61.jpg

New book celebrates the centennial of jazz great Billy Strayhorn

"Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life" is a welcome addition for anyone interested in jazz, civil rights, or photography.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-41eMIQShQVL.SX331BO1204203200.jpg

"Getting Back": Is revenge enough?

Sinclair dedicates her book "to those who have been bullied, whether the blows arrived by fists or with words."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-bookcoverjpg312x475.jpg

A book of considerable consequence: "Chasing the Scream"

"Why did the drug war start and why does it continue and what happens if you choose a radically different policy?"

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-lfb.jpg

“Lincoln for Beginners”: illustrated biography of a gradualist radical

Whole libraries are dedicated to the study of Lincoln; Buhle's synopsis, reflecting all the warts and charm of his subject, might a good place to begin.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-gendeingradicalism333x500.jpg

"Gendering Radicalism" tells important story of women and communism

We can't write about the California Communist Party without writing about the women leaders who led it from its birth until the collapse of the Soviet Union.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-unnamed35.jpg

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me” is electrifying

One of the great writers of our time commits to taking ownership of his personalized narrative on race, a quest that is subject to continuing revision.

1 2 3 4 5