This massive book on WWI finds the personal side. It's not a study of what the war was, but of what it was like, and it does it brilliantly.
Play Out the Play: Orson Welles’ Chimes at Midnight
Hieroglyphic Being: The Disco's of Imhotep
On Friedrich Nietzsche's Early Intellectual, Emotional, and Spiritual Development
The Frightnrs: Nothing More to Say
'Planetes' Should Be Required Baggage on the First Mission to Mars
Negură Bunget: ZI
Neil Gaiman Takes on a Different Perspective
"After a four year break since her last album, Rachael Yamagata reveals a love of spreadsheets, a love for Streisand, and why it's totally OK to suck at playing guitar.