Book Review

A bold federal endeavor built a town

Book review: A heroic federal effort was demanded to alleviate the abysmal plight of coal miners. Historians Timothy Kelly, Margaret Power and Michael Cary recount the deplorable working and living conditions of miners and coke workers in the employ of barons like Henry Clay Frick.

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The treacherous terrain of free speech

Book review: Freedom of Speech: Mightier Than the Sword adeptly maps out contemporary free speech in a skillful and sensitive way.

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Author frees Jesus' stories to be read as living, vibrant texts

Book review: Short Stories by Jesus is a valuable work of criticism that asks us to reimagine Jesus as teacher concerned about his followers.

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Harlem women made art a force for justice

ss04252014p08pha.jpgHARLEM NOCTURNE: WOMEN ARTISTS AND PROGRESSIVE POLITICS DURING WORLD WAR II
By Farah Jasmine Griffin
Published by Basic Civitas, $26.99