Review: Accessory to War

Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military Neil deGrasse Tyson & Avis Lang Synopsis "In this fascinating foray into the centuries-old relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer-researcher Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of … Continue reading Review: Accessory to War

Review: Yes We (Still) Can

Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Drumpf Dan Pfeiffer   Synopsis "From Obama's former communications director and current co-host of Pod Save America comes a colorful account of how politics, the media, and the Internet changed during the Obama presidency and how Democrats can fight back in the Drumpf era. On … Continue reading Review: Yes We (Still) Can

DNF Review: Democracy in Black

Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul Eddie S Glaude Jr.   Synopsis "A powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society America’s great promise of equality has always rung hollow in the ears of African Americans. But today the situation has grown even … Continue reading DNF Review: Democracy in Black

Rad Women Worldwide

Rad Women Worldwide Kate Schatz "From the authors of the New York Times bestselling book Rad American Women A-Z, comes a bold new collection of 40 biographical profiles, each accompanied by a striking illustrated portrait, showcasing extraordinary women from around the world. In Rad Women Worldwide, writer Kate Schatz and artist Miriam Klein Stahl tell … Continue reading Rad Women Worldwide

The History of England

The History of England Jane Austen "As a schoolgirl, Jane Austen must have suffered terribly under her lessons of English history. The sixteen-year-old finally took revenge and wrote her own history of the Kings and Queens of England. Containing thirteen mischievous portraits of the English Royals, this very entertaining--and incomparably unreliable--history book is illustrated by … Continue reading The History of England

Women In Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World Rachel Ignotofsky "It’s a scientific fact: Women rock! A charmingly illustrated and educational book, Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular … Continue reading Women In Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World