Nothing upsets fans quite like a fabulous TV series being cruelly cut down in its prime. Such was the sad fate of Joss... Read More
No Power in the 'Verse Could Stop the Serenity Sequel
Firefly ran for only one glorious TV season. Luckily, the cult sci-fi classic is continuing in comic form. "Serenity: Leaves on the Wind" is science fiction excellence rooted firmly in its characters and filled with equal parts heart and humor.
Beyond 'Hero' or 'Traitor'
People tend to have polarized opinions about NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden. But Indiana University Press gets beyond that simple two-toned narrative. How to balance security and openness in a democracy? That's how The Snowden Reader was born.
Black History Month
11 Books You Won't Find in History Class
February is Black History Month and, on social media, we’ve been recommending a book a day to help fill in some of the holes your history books might have skipped over. Here, we’ve turned it up to eleven with our top recommendations.
Read the Whole Rainbow
To create change through books takes more than representing diversity; it takes celebrating peoples’ differences without acknowledging them outright. This might seem counterintuitive, but it’s not.
Books Based on Crowdfunded Discoveries? I'd Read That
People love to cite Fifty Shades of Grey as a self-published work breaking into the mainstream, but that’s a poor representation of our true potential. What about the next great discovery made in a DIY lab and published so that everyone can read it?
New Soil for American Jewish Fiction
Fig Tree Books launched this year, but it can trace its roots back to George Washington, who prepared the ground from the beginning for a rich Jewish culture to spring from American soil. That literary culture is finding continuity in Alan Cheuse.
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The setting of a reservation in New Mexico, paired with otherworldly forces, creates a mystical mood in this... Read More
This touching story plainly told provides a captivating view of wartime Serbia, its tensions, and its effects on... Read More
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The tropes that appear in Birney’s poetry are both quietly political and overtly sincere, experimental and... Read More
With the voice of a friend, Merienne shares lessons learned from caring for her father. Tough… Tough Times… Tough... Read More
House of Harwood is an intriguing novella, especially for those who enjoy stories about family secrets, function, and... Read More
A solid and entertaining choice for parents and teachers who want to bring Hungary a little closer to home. Using an... Read More