The holidays provide an opportunity to sit by a fireplace and get lost in a long, epic work of fantasy.
"Word Warrior" is a remarkable contribution to the historical narrative and to our understanding of the long civil rights revolution.
A modern day activist for social change often dreams of that day when all the hard work of struggle comes to fruition . . .
"Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life" is a welcome addition for anyone interested in jazz, civil rights, or photography.
Nelson A. Denis looks not at earlier colonial history, but rather measures taken to subdue Nationalists before and after their 1950 uprising.
Historical research suggests the panic was far less widespread than newspapers had indicated at the time.
Murrell paints a vivid, detailed picture of Aptheker's political life and for this he should be commended.
The history of labor during wartime is an enticing subject, the history of labor during World War II especially so.
Kesey is best remembered for his novels "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"and"Sometimes a Great Notion."
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.