The unforgettable story of a military family that lost two sons—one to suicide and one in combat—and channeled their grief into fighting the armed forces’ suicide epidemic. “In his superb new book, The Invisible Front, Yochi Dreazen paints a deeply disturbing portrait of the overstretched United States Army, downsizing in Afghanistan while deploying against the […]

A high profile publicity campaign will have your patrons eagerly adding their names to your holds list for 41 by George W. Bush!  The Today Show; CBS Face The Nation and Sunday Morning;  Fox News Channel programs:  Hannity and Greta Van Susteren; a Parade magazine cover story; and a USA Today article  are just the beginning of […]

Award-winning novelist Suki Kim’s haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea’s elite during the last six months of Kim Jong Il’s reign—a moving and incalculably rare glimpse of life in the world’s most unknowable country, and at the privileged young men she calls “soldiers and slaves.” –Unprecedented access.  –Author has deep […]

Pair Girl Talk with Not That Kind of Girl and Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? to create a reader’s advisory resource for every media saavy, whiskey-drinking, Jezebel-reading young woman looking for quirky life & Twitter advice.   Let’s talk about:    • Realizing you look exactly like your boyfriend’s sister    • Overthinking text messages and analyzing emoticons […]

 The Wonder Woman theme song is popular in the Lepore household, with the kids singing “fighting for your rights, in your satin tights!”  Hear Jill Lepore discuss this and the historical detective work she passionately pursued to reveal the origin of one of American popular culture’s most iconic figures—a story that hides within it not […]