In Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World, Simon Winchester shows how land is a precarious, ever-changing reality that has been stolen, purchased, defended and damaged by… Click for more.
Fans of Kristin Cashore’s previous books set in the fantastical world of the Seven Realms (Graceling, Fire and Bitterblue) will pick up Winterkeep with certain expectations. Breathe a sigh of… Click for more.
The Crooked Path to Abolition is richly rewarding and helps us see the full context of political decisions that put slavery, as Lincoln said, on “a course of ultimate extinction.” Click… Click for more.
The displacement of children is a vexing problem in international and national politics. Italian author Viola Ardone’s novel explores issues surrounding children who are separated from their parents, but in… Click for more.