Ian Birch's engaging Iconic Magazine Covers shows how magazines and their covers not only reflect social change -- they can also help bring about social change.
Matthew Pressman's engaging, historical dive into the fourth estate, On Press, looks at the forces that contributed to the decline of news in print, gave rise to interpretive reporting, and the new challenges and advantages available to news reporters and consumers today.
Carol J. Adams and Virginia Messina's Protest Kitchen provides easy, everyday tips to help make positive change in the world, but it might best be read with the comfort of a vegan Irish Cream in hand.
Just as it's hard not to look at a road accident, it's hard to put Christopher J. Yates' uncomfortable book down.
As with the media surrounding the Krim children murders, Leila Slimani's book asks, what went wrong?
Sabers and bayonets might not be weapons of choice today, but the phrase "fear caused the powerful to commit the most awful abuses" rings as true now as it did in 19th century Madagascar.
Did the Victorians deal with their rapidly changing society better than civilization today is dealing with equally new dizzying discoveries?