April 20, 2011
A new book looks at the narcopolitics of methamphetamine. Scott McLemee grinds his teeth while reading it.
April 13, 2011
A sociologist's new book tracks the proliferation of awards in American culture. Scott McLemee wonders if we're all really winners.
April 6, 2011
Whatever happened to the peace movement? Scott McLemee looks at new research on the collapse of a cause.
March 30, 2011
Would a refined woman hire a hit man to kill her husband in cold blood? Scott McLemee investigates Janet Malcolm's new book.
March 23, 2011
With free e-books, you often get what you pay for. Scott McLemee discovers the art of making do-it-yourself editions.
March 16, 2011
Susie Linfield's The Cruel Radiance has won acclaim for its defense of the moral value of photojournalism. Scott McLemee talks to the author.
March 9, 2011
Zimbabwean activists may face death for gathering to discuss Egypt and Tunisia. Scott McLemee looks beyond Facebook activism.
March 2, 2011
Terry Castle's memoir blends critical intelligence and awkward recollections. Scott McLemee reads it in earnest.
February 23, 2011
A prominent literary theorist has advice on learning to compose sentences. Scott McLemee drops a line.
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