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.
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.
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."
"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.
"Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life" is a welcome addition for anyone interested in jazz, civil rights, or photography.
Sinclair dedicates her book "to those who have been bullied, whether the blows arrived by fists or with words."
"Why did the drug war start and why does it continue and what happens if you choose a radically different policy?"
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.
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.
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.