In yesterday’s New York Sun Harvard economist Edward Glaeser reviewed Derek Hyra’s new book The New Urban Renewal: The Economic Transformation of Harlem and Bronzeville.
The comedic duo of Tim Reid and Tom Dreesen bear the unique distinction of having been the first—and only—interracial comedy team in the history of
Tropic Thunder—a recent comedy starring Robert Downey Jr, Ben Stiller and Jack Black—has been at the center of a storm of controversy lately for the
An interesting review of Maria Wyke’s new book Caesar: A Life in Western Culture appeared in the August 18 edition of the Wall Street Journal.
The August 21 edition of the Times Higher Education includes a review of Regina Kunzel’s new book, Criminal Intimacy: Prison and the Uneven History of
This week’s edition of the Chicago Reader is running an interesting review of Frank Kusch’s Battleground Chicago—an unconventional look at the 1968 ‘police riots’ at
Conventionally, people tend to thing of maps as useful tools with which to physically orient ourselves within a landscape, yet in their recent book, Maps:
The August 16 edition of the Guardian published a short but positive review of John D. North’s Cosmos: An Illustrated History of Astronomy and Cosmology.
Yesterday’s Financial Times ran a positive review of Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips’ psychoanalytic exploration of human intimacy in their new book, Intimacies. Summarizing the
After pulling apart the peonies and deadheading the last of the mums, gardeners will take a long look at their backyards and head indoors to