Posts Tagged ‘Anthropology’

April Wright

August 13 . 2013

Going Attractions, a new documentary, is the definitive story of the American  drive-in theatre by April Wright, independent writer, director and producer.

Mary Roach

April 24 . 2013

Mary Roach is back, this time with Gulp where we meet scientists who tackle the questions no one else thinks of—or has the courage to ask. We go on location to a pet-food taste-test lab, a fecal transplant, and into a live stomach to observe the fate of a meal.

Guy Saville, Rick Paskin

February 28 . 2013

Guy Saville, blends fiction with the Nazi’s very real plans for world domination in this horrific, thrilling reimagining of Nazi-occupied Africa in Afrika Reich. Then, Rick Paskin with, hopes to stimulate discussion about how people deal with death in real life vs. how they view death as fictionalized in the media.

Joe Mozingo, Nina Jablonski

January 7 . 2013

The Fiddler on Pantico Run is the beautifully written account of Joe Mozingo’s quest to discover his family’s lost past. Later,  Nina G. Jablonski’s, Living Color is the first book to investigate the social history of skin color from prehistory to the present.

David Linden

May 17 . 2012

In The Compass of Pleasure Johns Hopkins neuroscientist David J. Linden explains how pleasure affects us at the most fundamental level, in our brain.

Scott Wallace

March 13 . 2012

Scott Wallace tells the extraordinary tale of a journey into the deepest recesses of the Amazon to track one of the planet’s last uncontacted indigenous tribes in The Unconquered.