As Wolf piled unsupportable assertions on top of interesting facts, I wished she’d been better able to discern the difference between her feelings and, well, science.
The only thing “unlocked” in this book that combines basic cancer information with a bland re-telling of his ex-wife’s cancer journey is my curiosity about why she divorced him.
With vivid descriptions that had me reading sentences out loud, Fonseca’s anthropologically-activist book situates itself in particularly violent, post-Soviet period to explore the culture and history of the Romani people […]
The hell with “freedom fries” – if I ever get pregnant, I’m moving to France, where people are reasonable.
This book manages to make a graphic-novel history of the Jewish people startlingly dry by packing too many facts into too few pages – though poignant and lively sections about […]
The author aims for a modern, hippie-ish version of Aldo Leopald, and misses.
Apparently, no one mentioned to Fields as she was writing her “rags-to-riches, not-quite-Cinderella” story that attending a private girls’ school, Brown University and NYU, and working for celebrities in LA […]
Loewen’s memoir of three seasons as a Mt. Rainier climbing ranger takes fascinating real-life stories and then bogs them down with aimless complaints and unresolved themes that made me wish […]
If you haven’t received a personal invitation from Dennis Banks to hear his stories of the American Indian Movement’s victories, adventures, heartbreak and challenges, reading this book will both drop […]
This disturbing memoir of a child’s “relationship” with a pedophile would be twice as good and half the size if her editor had cut all of the unnecessary monologues in […]