//Reviews
//Features
Nadifa Mohamed: Writing the Lives of Somalia's Women

Nadifa Mohamed: Writing the Lives of Somalia's Women

By Hans Rollman

24 Jun 2015 // 2:15 AM

The complex psychology of pre-war Somalia, and the endurance of its women, is vividly portrayed in The Orchard of Lost Souls....

READ more

R.D. Reynolds, the Monday Night Wars, and the Death of World Championship Wrestling

By Jon Langmead

24 Jun 2015 // 2:02 AM

It was going to be a powerhouse alternative to the World Wrestling Federation, but through mismanagement and unforeseen rivalries, Reynolds' book follows the league from its inception to its final tap-out....

READ more
//News

Wendell Steavenson’s 'Circling the Square' Charges Into Egypt’s Turmoil>

The way she writes about the Egyptian revolution, it’s as if Wendell Steavenson fell in love all at once with a people, a place and a moment in time....

What Was Yours Is Now Mine in Stephen King's 'Finders Keepers'>

Juan Felipe Herrera, the First Latino to Be U.S. Poet Laureate, Is a Master of Many Forms>

'Out of Sight' Gives LA's '60s Art Scene the Respect It's Due>

//Blogs

The Struggle for Literacy, the Need for Booze, the Bay Area Book Festival

// Re:Print

"As the Bay Area Rapid Transit escalator carried me upward, toward the first annual Bay Area Book Festival (6th and 7th, June), I repeated my new mantra. I would buy no books.

READ the article