Posts Tagged ‘Cultural’

Roland Deah & Ron Swager

August 7 . 2013

Day of the Elephants is Roland Deah’s story of survival as a child in war torn Liberia and fifteen years later, redemption in Arizona. Co-author Ron Swager tells his story.

Dina Hampton

April 17 . 2013

In Little Red, based on extensive original interviews and archival research, Dina Hampton tells the compelling, interwoven life stories of three schoolmates.

Jim Steinmeyer

April 10 . 2013

Acclaimed historian, Jim Steinmeyer sleuths out literature’s most famous vampire, uncovering the source material – from folklore and history, to personas including Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman – behind Bram Stoker’s bloody creation in Who Was Dracula?.

Ronald K.L. Collins

April 3 . 2013

Ronald Collins and David Skover’s Mania tells the mad, manic, drug and sex fueled story of writers and artists who shaped the cultural revolution.

Brian McLaren

September 13 . 2012

Can you be a committed Christian without having to condemn or convert people of other faiths? Is it possible to affirm other religious traditions without watering down your own? Brian McLaren proposes a new faith alternative in Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha and Mohammed Cross the Road?

Harvey Levenstein

August 8 . 2012
In Fear of Food, Harvey Levenstein reveals the people and interests who have created and exploited  the question of what to eat and drink, causing an extraordinary number of Americans to allow fear to trump pleasure in dictating their food choices.

Alan Uke, Rebecca Jane Weinstein

July 30 . 2012

In  Buying America Back Alan Uke outlines his plan to turn back the tide with a grass-roots movement to promote American industry by helping American consumers have a better understanding of where their goods come from. Then, Rebecca Jane Weinstein talks about the misconceptions of  size and relationships in Fat Sex.

Buddy Guy

July 27 . 2012

Here, for the first time, is Buddy Guy‘s story in his own unique voice, told as only he can tell it-with deep personal insight and unforgettable, candid portraits of all the key players of the first generation of electric blues artists, whose music changed the world forever in When I Left Home.

Maggie Nelson

July 26 . 2012

Maggie Nelson’s The Art of Cruelty looks at representations of violence in art by poets, playwrights and novelists with an eye to the question of whether or not focusing on depictions of cruelty actually makes us cruel.

Margaret Downey, Helen Knode

July 25 . 2012

Margaret Downey, the founder and president of  The Freethought Society discusses bigotry against the non-theist community and later Helen Knode talks about her new mystery, Wildcat Play.