Book Review

Defectors, by Joseph Kanon

Reviewed by Jim McCarthy Occasionally, it’s a good thing for a blog that tends to be serious to reveal its lighter side and share its interest in fiction, especially police procedurals and spy tales. Defectors is set in Russia in… Read More ›

WHITE TRASH: A BOOK REVIEW

Fans of American history who appreciate the view of iconoclasts such as Howard Zinn and Eric Foner will enjoy White Trash, subtitled The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America, by Nancy Isenberg, as she persuasively and skillfully traces the… Read More ›