George W. Bush paints PORTRAITS OF COURAGE, an art memoir by George W. Bush | Penguin Random House - A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America’s… Read More
"Lincoln in the Bardo" by George Saunders LINCOLN IN THE BARDO, a historical novel by George Saunders - “Saunders is the most humane American writer working today.”—Harper’s Magazine Read More
THE MAGICIAN, a novel by Lev Grossman (Time magazine book critic) - Did you know? This New York Times bestselling novel about a young man practicing magic in the real world is… Read More
2 Fantasy Books | THE ERSTWHILE + THE VORRH, fiction by B. Catling - By Randy Gener The Erstwhile By BRIAN CATLING The Vorrh By BRIAN CATLING Penguin Random House  | 480 Pages +… Read More
THE WORLD REMADE EXPECT GREAT THINGS: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau, by Kevin Dann - Other historians have skipped past or undervalued these aspects of Thoreau’s life. Not this one. Read More
THE WORLD REMADE THE WORLD REMADE: AMERICA IN WORLD WAR I, a revisionist history by G.J. Meyer - This revisionist hsitory interweaves the many strands of his story into a gripping narrative that casts new light on one… Read More
Nixon RICHARD NIXON: THE LIFE, a biography by John A. Farrell - Defining portrait of a man who led America in a time of turmoil and left us a darker age. We… Read More
NO MAN’S LAND, a novel by Simon Tolkien (Penguin Random House) - “No Man’s Land is a page-turner, an opera, a costume drama to binge watch. Simon Tolkien knows how to keep… Read More
The Loyal Son by Daniel Mark Epstein THE LOYAL SON: THE WAR IN BEN FRANKLIN’S HOUSE, a biography by Daniel Mark Epstein - Ben Franklin is the most lovable of America’s founding fathers. This book concerns his complex and confounding relationship with his… Read More
Time for Spring Cleaning | CLEAN MY SPACE, apartment therapy by Melissa Maker - The book is filled with eco-conscious housekeeping tips and DIY-style aromatherapy recipes to cheer up both your home and headspace. Read More
A SHORT STORY | “Letter from Kentucky” by J.D. Daniels - J. D. Daniels’s essays reveal a sharp, ironic intelligence and a keen sense of rhythm. His work has an exhilarating nimbleness,… Read More
Poetry Matters e.e. cummings POETRY MATTERS | A gentle poet gives a timely, passionate defense of the poetic. - Author Jay Parini argues that poetry offers a way to sanity and clarity, helping us to see ourselves and our… Read More
DISSENT VS. DIPLOMACY | Did the US exact revenge against Bulgarian-German writer Ilija Trojanov for his critique of America’s NSA surveillance powers? - Ilija Trojanov, a Bulgarian-German author, was on his way to a Denver conference of the German Studies Association, and had… Read More
JOURNALS | Feminist art journal tackles Pussy Riot case, Occupy LA, Venice Biennale, post-dictatorship Argentinian women artists - n.paradoxa continues its mission to publish in-depth critical articles on contemporary women artists from around the world drawing on feminist… Read More
"24 Gun Control Plays" (NoPassport Press) edited by Caridad Svich, Zac Kline NOPASSPORT BOOK | New play collection supports gun control, calls for action - The question of guns is a serious theatrical issue and not just a political one, because guns are frequently a… Read More
"Marco Anelli: Portraits in the Presence of Marina Abramovic " “Marco Anelli: Portraits in the Presence of Marina Abramovic” - After becoming an internet sensation, Marco Anelli's powerful portraits of sitters in the historic 2010 Marina Abramovic performance at the… Read More
Portrait of "Virginia Woolf" by Roger Fry, 1912 A festival of her own: Cambridge celebrates Virginia Woolf novel “To the Lighthouse” with myriad events - CAMBRIDGE, U.K.:  To the Lighthouse has just come out of copyright. Fans of this enduringly popular novel by Virginia Woolf… Read More
Iran’s Fajr International Theatre Festival releases book of criticism - TEHRAN, IRAN:   The 29th edition of the Fajr International Theatre Festival has just wrapped up this past February, with the majority of the… Read More
Book Review: Actor Martin Moran comes to terms with abuse in “The Tricky Part” - THE TRICKY PART: A BOY’S STORY OF SEXUAL TRESPASS, A MAN'S JOURNEY TO FORGIVENESS. By Martin Moran, Anchor Books, New… Read More