A review of Philippe Le Corre and Alain Sepulchre's new book China's Offensive in Europe By David Wemer Philippe Le Corre and Alain Sepulchre's brief analysis of China's growing economic footprint in Europe naturally focuses on how and why Chinese businesses have gained entrance into the European market. Show More Summary
A new book by bestselling author Mary Roach is always cause for celebration. In Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, she brings her keen eye for detail and sharp wit to bear on the dead-serious science of keeping soldiers intact and sane in the extreme conditions of war. Read more...
Former pro baseball player Lenny Dykstra reveals his wild and crazy past, and time spent inside Charlie Sheen‘s crack den. In his new book, House of Nails: A Memoir of … READ ON
We’re closely following the reception of Ben Ehrenreich’s big new book, The Way to the Spring, because he is offering American media a fresh opportunity to discover the simple truths of occupation: that overwhelming military enforcement of apartheid and dispossession in occupied territories will spark resistance, including (horrors!) the throwing of stones by young men. […]
One can’t help but be reminded of another forever war, the endless shape-shifting struggle fought within the covers of the novel. The following is an excerpt from the new book Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War by Mark Danner (SimonShow More Summary
A new book on human emotions covers 154 words for a range of feelings that escape easy description.
For 40 years, successful Koch-funded schemes that favor the use of natural gas have meant dire consequences for the environment, consumers and our democracy. The following is an excerpt from the new book Frackopoly by Wenonah Hauter (The New Press, 2016): Over my decades of work in the public interest, I have developed a thick skin. Show More Summary
A new book calling for conservatives' capitulation has garnered praise in venues including The New York Post and The Wall Street Journal.
This is a guest post by Gabriela Pereira—author, speaker, and self-proclaimed word nerd—whose new book DIY MFA: Write with Focus, Read with Purpose, Build Your Community shows you how to recreate the Master of Fine Arts experience without going back to school. Show More Summary
Asymptote brings us the latest titles in translation for June in a collection of short reviews. “What’s New in Translation?” includes Hyesoon’s Poor Love Machine (see our post on the Hyesoon folio here); and two other books, The Clouds by Juan José Saer, translated by Hillary Vaughn Dobel, Open Letter Books; and Algaravias: Echo Chamber […]
A spate of new books shows that government investment, not laissez-faire policies, leads to economic growth.
Remember how Donald Trump's followers went on a scorched-earth Twitter rampage against Michelle Fields during the firestorm between her and his campaign? Well, it's happening again, this time with her new book.
After unveiling a dazzling multi-collaborative SS17 collection at Pitti Uomo in Florence, the crown jewel of Russian menswear designers, Gosha Rubchinskiy, churns out yet another creative project with a new book, titled The Day of My Death. Show More Summary
New books by Elizabeth J. Church, Tracy Barone, Tracy Farr and Miroslav Penkov.
'Bury Me With the Lo On' will be available in July. Continue reading…
WASHINGTON—Tech star and billionaire Steve Case must have ordered another set of oversized novelty checks — because it's time for the next “Rise of the Rest" tour. The AOL co-founder and venture capitalist-turned-Johnny Appleseed for...Show More Summary
WHAT COMES AFTER BREXIT? You could do worse than read the new book by Jim Bennett, who, as long-time InstaPundit readers will know, coined the now-ubiquitous term “Anglosphere:” A Time For Audacity: New Options Beyond Europe. (Bumped). UPDATE: Bennett emails: In 1981 I was saying that NASA and the shuttle were overhyped and that diverse […]
Before and after Brittany Murphy‘s shocking death on December 20, 2009, her husband Simon Monjack struck friends and fans as a suspicious character. In his new book, A Case For… READ ON
A new book about Michael Jackson titled 83 Minutes: The Doctor, the Damage, and the Shocking Death of Michael Jackson reveals some pretty shocking revelations about the death of the “King of Pop,” and it discusses previously unpublished details of the police investigation that took place after Jackson’s death. Show More Summary
Bestselling Kindle Singles author and musician Mishka Shubaly stopped by our offices to talk about his new book, his struggles with addiction, and the inherent advantages of physical books when you need to hit your best friend on his head.