The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests Chris Smith; foreword by Jon Stewart Grand Central Publishing Fake news seemed to take on a life of its own in 2016.
The Return of History: Conflict, Migration, and Geopolitics in the Twenty-First Century Jennifer Welsh House of Anansi Press One of humanity’s most nettlesome characteristics is its stubborn inability to learn from its mistakes. As a species, we remain blithely ignorant
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen Simon & Schuster On Sept. 23, 2016, Bruce Springsteen celebrated his 67th birthday. Just over two weeks earlier, on Sept. 7, the storied rock ’n’ roller, backed by the legendary E Street Band, broke the
The Selfishness of Others: An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism Kristin Dombek Farrar, Straus and Giroux We’ve all heard the story: narcissism is on the rise, reaching dangerous, even epidemic proportions, driven especially by a generation weaned online and
Who Needs Books? Reading in the Digital Age Lynn Coady The University of Alberta Press Lynn Coady begins her short essay on books and reading in the digital age by alluding to her love of television. Actually, she opens with