In his new book, Bright, Infinite Future, bestselling author and political insider Mark Green shows how the values of the 60’s are creating a new progressive majority today. Green shows how surge of new voters and the GOP shift from mainstream to extreme have lead to a new era built on economy for all, democracy for all, sustainable climate, and a compact on race and justice.
What if an empire of Jewish warriors that really existed in the Middle Ages had never fallen—and was the only thing standing between Hitler and his conquest of Russia? That’s the remise of Emily Barton’s inventive new novel, The Book of Esther.
Diana Abu-Jaber’s memoir, Life Without a Recipe: A Memoir of Food and Family, is the story of a woman caught between different cultures who has to navigate her way through the contradictory advice of a well-intentioned family to find her own path. Between a cookie-wielding German grandmother and a passionate Arab father who never got along, Abu-Jaber spent years learn to ignore what other people had to say about how she should live her life and made her own choices, and a lot of mistakes. Abu-Jaber talks frankly about her choices and desires in a book filled with love, insight, and food.
After thirty-five years as a book editor in New York City, Ann Patty stopped working and moved to the country. Bored, aimless, and lost in the woods, she hoped to challenge her restless, word-loving brain by beginning a serious study of Latin at local colleges. Her new memoir, Living With A Dead Language: My Romance with Latin, is as rich as the language she describes.