Browse the latest book reviews on USA and Canada

Sign up for free daily email alerts or RSS here

  • Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: The Despot’s Accomplice: How The West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy by Brian Klaas

Book Review: The Despot’s Accomplice: How The West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy by Brian Klaas

In The Despot’s Accomplice: How the West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy, Brian Klaas provides a frontline […]

  • Permalink so

Fort Meade, MD

Photo date: 01-22-2014

Photo by Nate Pesce

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri stands for photo in front of the USO sign.
Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri visited the Fort Meade USO office on January 22. She signed autographs, took pictures, and met with soldiers from different branches of the military.Gallery

    Book Review: Fashioning Diaspora: Beauty, Femininity and South Asian American Culture by Vanita Reddy

Book Review: Fashioning Diaspora: Beauty, Femininity and South Asian American Culture by Vanita Reddy

In Fashioning Diaspora: Beauty, Femininity and South Asian American Culture, Vanita Reddy examines how beauty is a mobilising and […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Writers’ Rights: Freelance Journalism in a Digital Age by Nicole S. Cohen

Book Review: Writers’ Rights: Freelance Journalism in a Digital Age by Nicole S. Cohen

In Writer’s Rights: Freelance Journalism in a Digital Age, Nicole S. Cohen offers a new study of the working […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Long Read Review: Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors were Duped, Patients got Hooked and Why it’s So Hard to Stop by Anna Lembke

Long Read Review: Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors were Duped, Patients got Hooked and Why it’s So Hard to Stop by Anna Lembke

In Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors were Duped, Patients got Hooked and Why it’s So Hard to Stop, Anna […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer

Book Review: Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer

In Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, investigative journalist Jane […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Cultural Studies 1983: A Theoretical History by Stuart Hall (edited by Jennifer Daryl Slack and Lawrence Grossberg)

Book Review: Cultural Studies 1983: A Theoretical History by Stuart Hall (edited by Jennifer Daryl Slack and Lawrence Grossberg)

Cultural Studies 1983: A Theoretical History offers a posthumous collection of lectures by influential cultural theorist Stuart Hall, given […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Placing Outer Space: An Earthly Ethnography of Other Worlds by Lisa Messeri

Book Review: Placing Outer Space: An Earthly Ethnography of Other Worlds by Lisa Messeri

In Placing Outer Space: An Earthly Ethnography of Other Worlds, Lisa Messeri offers a new ethnographic study of how planetary […]

Book Review: Networks of New York: An Internet Infrastructure Field Guide by Ingrid Burrington

In Networks of New York: An Internet Infrastructure Field Guide, Ingrid Burrington takes readers on an illustrated tour of the material […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration by Filiz Garip

Book Review: On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration by Filiz Garip

Why do Mexicans migrate to the US? In On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration, Filiz Garip seeks […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream by Tyler Cowen

Book Review: The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream by Tyler Cowen

In The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream, Tyler Cowen extends his previous work on economic […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: The Conversational Firm: Rethinking Bureaucracy in the Age of Social Media by Catherine J. Turco

Book Review: The Conversational Firm: Rethinking Bureaucracy in the Age of Social Media by Catherine J. Turco

In The Conversational Firm: Rethinking Bureaucracy in the Age of Social Media, Catherine J. Turco offers a ethnographic study […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    LSE Lit Fest 2017: Curator Victoria Broackes introduces 5 Key Objects in V & A Exhibition, ‘You Say You Want a Revolution?: Records and Rebels 1966-1970’

LSE Lit Fest 2017: Curator Victoria Broackes introduces 5 Key Objects in V & A Exhibition, ‘You Say You Want a Revolution?: Records and Rebels 1966-1970’

Image Credit: The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics, ‘Revolution’ 1968 by Alan Aldridge © Iconic Images, Alan Aldridge
You Say You Want […]

  • Permalink BAGHDAD -- Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, commander of V Corps and Joint Task Force Seven, and Ambassador L. Paul Bremer, Coalition Provisional Authority administrator, talk to reporters at the Baghdad Forum, Dec. 14, 2003, about the capture of Saddam Hussein by coalition forces a day earlier in Tikrit, Iraq. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Steven Pearsall)Gallery

    Book Review: Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein by John Nixon

Book Review: Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein by John Nixon

In Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein, John Nixon tells the fascinating story of Saddam Hussein’s capture […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: The Populist Radical Right: A Reader edited by Cas Mudde

Book Review: The Populist Radical Right: A Reader edited by Cas Mudde

With The Populist Radical Right: A Reader, editor Cas Mudde brings together seminal social science scholarship on the radical […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: The Myth of the Litigious Society: Why We Don’t Sue by David M. Engel

Book Review: The Myth of the Litigious Society: Why We Don’t Sue by David M. Engel

In The Myth of the Litigious Society: Why We Don’t Sue, David M. Engel challenges the assumption that the […]

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 UK: England & Wales
This work by LSE Review of Books is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 UK: England & Wales.