Books

July 1, 2015
In her recent HuffPost blog, YouthBuild founder and CEO Dorothy Stoneman writes that "social entrepreneurship" has actually been around for a long time: "The idea that individuals create solutions to…
May 20, 2015
When I was in college, I practically lived in the painting studio. But I didn't keep it up after I graduated. When I tried to get back into it I discarded canvas after canvas, thinking the next…
November 7, 2011
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves by Adam Hochschild Houghton Mifflin, 2005 480 pages   King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild Mariner Books, 1999…
November 7, 2011
Teachers in search of enlightening summer reading might want to add this book to their list. Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq By Stephen Kinzer Henry Holt and…
November 7, 2011
Just when I think the world is collapsing, daughter Ann places in my hands Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time. The book focuses on the people of Baltistan, a…
July 23, 2011
by Alan Shapiro   In addition to Stephen Kinzer's Overthrow, which is reviewed on this website, some suggestions for worthwhile summer reading.   On Arabs, Islam, Iran, Iraq   Albert Hourani, A…