A collection of writings by a leading Egyptian political activist.
A pleasant read about an unpleasant and groundbreaking person.
A detective-style tale of returning stolen art to rightful owners.
A anecdotal collection of stories of how art and crime are more often used to launder money than display beauty.
A book of letters, biography, and ideas based in correspondence, speeches, and interviews, 1988-2020.
A chronological, rhythmically bouncy, critical, statistical, and at-times interesting ride into Hunter S. Thompson's writing.
A wondrous trip through Camus, covering many of his thoughts of human life while painting a magnificent portrait of a person whose mind is desperately needed in this time.
This Black Panther's autobiography is today even more explosive than when it was first released.
A radiant mesh of voices paint a wondrous, funny, and harrowing image of Anthony Bourdain.
A podcast first, now a book; a parent's story of a child who decides its own gender.
My review Matzen's straightforward, stuffy, and interesting book about the later part of Audrey Hepburn's life, focusing on her humanitarian work.
My review of Daniel de Visé's straightforward biography of B.B. King.
En kraftfull uppgörelse med de som fegt drev Fredriksson till sin död.
A lovely ride through Ireland, decades, politics, religion, and England.
An enchanting and richly woven thesis in book form that does its title justice.
The latest urgent book of interviews with Noam Chomsky also includes words from Robert Pollin and Ha-Joon Chang.
An extremely wild and entertaining adventure about humanity, life, and death. Men, huh?
An interesting and slightly nauseating view of P. Orridge's life.
Kicking against the pricks (and other stuff), O'Connor has created a beautiful, jagged, funny, and harrowing autobiography.
A concise book around ACT UP, the HIV and AIDS epidemic, and resistence against annihilation.
A truly eye-opening book that shows us ways to truly see photographs. A wonderful experience.
A funny and scary ride through the making of one of the biggest monetary film flops.
This excellent book on CIA, coups, and assassinations, is weighed, loaded with fact, and is (remarkably so) briefly written.
An introspective and mind-broadening book by a psychoanalyst who writes of other books.
Terrific writing from a masterful historian makes this another great addition to the pantheon of books about World War II and human nature.
This style guide has sold over a million copies and is useful for writers of all sorts.
Some quotes that I collected from this wondrously human book.
My review of this beautiful semi-fictional novel.
My review of Keefe's brilliant dissection of the Sackler opioid-epidemic legacy.
An excerpt from Patrick Radden Keefe's brilliant 'Empire of Pain', a book about the Sackler legacy of death.
Youthfully sprawled but too free, a somewhat interesting portrait of Vonnegut's masterpiece.