Beyond The Book

A quick recap of the books we’ve spotlighted in the past few days.

    Book Review

    Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans

    By Malcolm Gaskill

    A comprehensive, compelling look at how the Brits settled the New World.

    Book Review

    What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    By Randall Munroe

    There are no stupid questions. Oh, wait. Yes, there are. But this book makes answering them a whole lot of fun.

    Beyond The Book

    October 24th is National Food Day! If you’d like to read — rather than eat — your way through it, dive into one of these fantastic cookbooks. Each is good enough not to cook from!

    Beyond The Book

    Recalling a brilliant, trailblazing iconoclast.

    Book Review

    Long before hipsters met at downtown bars, American bohemians met at Pfaff’s.

    Book Blog

    How Billie Holiday sang me out of a slump.

    Book Review

    A well-researched rebuttal to Bill O’Reilly’s bestselling Killing Jesus makes its case via facts, not fabrications.

    Book Review

    The Back of the Turtle

    By Thomas King

    Heavy themes are handled lightly in this playful, wonderfully readable novel by a gifted indigenous author.

    Author Q&A

    An Interview with Robert Jackson Bennett

    By Craig Laurance Gidney

    Robert Jackson Bennett's latest novel views the real-world issues of colonialism, xenophobia, and racism through the lens of “new weird” fantasy.

    Book Review

    This book explores the social history of vaccination in the United States and reveals an underlying political agenda.