Non-fiction

Flower Power: The Lessons Flower Power: The Lessons

An article in the financial section of the New York Observer this spring described a company named NetJ.com Corporation.

Jun 8, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Kim Phillips-Fein

The Laboratories of Democracy The Laboratories of Democracy

Nothing is more galling to scientists than outsiders questioning their research priorities.

Oct 10, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Jonathan Kimmelman

Racism: Coded as Culture? Racism: Coded as Culture?

This book makes a good case for racism--the word, not the ideology. What necessitated a defense?

Oct 10, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Paul Reitter

Raceball in Boston Raceball in Boston

Any fan who over the years has attended a baseball game at Boston's Fenway Park notices how few African-Americans are in the stands.

Oct 10, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Louis P. Masur

Second-Wave Soundings Second-Wave Soundings

The women's liberation movement, as it was called in the sixties and seventies, was the largest social movement in the history of the United States--and probably in the world.

Jun 15, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Linda Gordon and Rosalyn Baxandall

A Devil Theory of Islam A Devil Theory of Islam

Judith Miller is a New York Times reporter much in evidence on talk shows and seminars on the Middle East.

Jul 25, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Edward W. Said

Of Jazz and Brave Ulysses Of Jazz and Brave Ulysses

Near the end of Jazz Modernism, Alfred Appel Jr.

Oct 3, 2002 / Books & the Arts / David Yaffe

A City That Worked A City That Worked

The New York of 1945 was the victorious city of the New Deal and World War II, one that can barely be glimpsed today beneath postmodern towers and billboards for dot-com enterprise...

Jul 13, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Robert W. Snyder

Keeping the Faith Keeping the Faith

That the abused child will defend its parent is no arcane phenomenon of child psychology--hell, we've seen it on Law and Order.

Sep 19, 2002 / Books & the Arts / John Anderson

Web Journalism’s Sticky Pages Web Journalism’s Sticky Pages

Legendary New York Times obit writer Alden Whitman once observed, "Death, the cliché assures us, is the great leveler; but it obviously levels some a great deal more tha...

Sep 19, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Tatiana Siegel

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