Foreword Reviews

Books We've Reviewed from Ivan R. Dee

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Film on Paper

Commenting on a collection of reviews by John Simon, Richard Schickel notes that reviews are not meandering reflections but “consumer guidance” that must meet editorial... Read More

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"-30-" is newspaper jargon to signify the end of a dispatch or story, and these fifteen essays, says Madigan, an editor and writer for the Chicago Tribune, will help readers... Read More

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A Higher Purpose

At a time when political courage on all levels has been replaced by thirty-second sound bites and by polls designed to identify how people would respond to various actions,... Read More

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Splendid Failure

Reconstruction remains one of the most contentious topics in American history. For a number of years, historians argued that Reconstruction had been counterproductive and had... Read More

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Instant Shakespeare

“We read and perform Shakespeare because, at this particular moment, this play speaks to us as no other play can or will; because we have a hunger to create and share this... Read More