Robert Aquinas McNally is the author of The Modoc War: A Story of Genocide at the Dawn of America’s Gilded Age (Bison Books, 2017), which won a 2018 Commonwealth Club of California gold medal for the year’s best book on California. … Continue reading From the Desk of Robert Aquinas McNally: California’s Genocide Steps into the Light
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Strategy Strikes Back, edited by Max Brooks, John Amble, ML Cavanaugh, and Jaym Gates. About the Book: … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Strategy Strikes Back!
Books The Hole Truth Determining the Greatest Players in Golf Using Sabermetrics Bill Felber Review on Golf: “This exercise is fun and well-written. Whether it will convince you which golfer is better at or over a given time period remains … Continue reading News and Reviews
The epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten part, 18-hour documentary series The Vietnam War is visceral, immersive, and revelatory. Airing on PBS and available through desktop … Continue reading Reading List: Vietnam
Books Pain Woman Takes Your Keys, and Other Essays from a Nervous System by Sonya Huber Review from Kirkus: “Frank, thoughtful reflections that should resonate with the 47 percent of Americans reported to be living with chronic pain.” Crude Nation by … Continue reading News and Reviews