Book Review

Journalist Seymour Hersh's memoir chronicles his lifelong calling

Book review: Reporter is an apologia that recounts Hersh's role in stories that exposed the corruption of the federal government and foreign policy; it even scolds the press itself.

Book Review

Journey into the mysteries of Paul Robeson

Book Review: Australian journalist Jeff Sparrow's long journey into the mysteries of Paul Robeson, the now nearly forgotten African-American entertainer and controversial citizen, is not a standard biography. Rather, he has combined a series of literary forms to clarify the career of one singer, actor, activist.

Book Review

Secretary strengthened FDR's presidency

Book Review: Subtly, "Missy" LeHand became a Catholic presence that welcomed New York’s Cardinal Francis Spellman and offset the influence of Fr. Charles Coughlin, the anti-FDR Detroit radio priest.

Book Review

American Jesuits brought two worlds together

NCR Book Club: John T. McGreevy writes about the path to settle the issues that isolated the Society of Jesus from large parts of the American public.