The Presidents vs. The Press by Harold Holzer

Review by Elizabeth Starkey In The Presidents vs. The Press: The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media from the Founding Fathers to the Fake News, Harold Holzer,…

What Were We Thinking by Carlos Lozada

Review by Elizabeth Starkey What Were We Thinking, from Washington Post book critic Carlos Lozada, bears the subtitle A Brief Intellectual History of the Trump Era, but could have just…

Caste: The Origins of our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

Review by Brian Tanguay For many white people in America, the work of confronting our history of racism is hard and uncomfortable, a topic to avoid or view as something…

Monopolized: Life In The Age Of Corporate Power by David Dayen

Reviewed by Brian Tanguay If you have flown on a commercial airline, rented a car, purchased tickets to a concert or sporting event, or shopped for an internet service provider,…

Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia by Christina Thompson

Reviewed by David Starkey Anyone who has looked out an airplane window while flying between the Americas and Asia has no doubt marveled at the vast expanse of water and…