Tag: nation books
  • An Epic Work
  • Throughout the late 20th century and into the closing decade of the new millennium, the U.S. economy went through a series of what economist Hyman Minsky referred to as "booms and busts." But what about...

  • Religious Freedom and the Wisconsin Shooting
  • "Thomas Jefferson, who knew that the essential protection of religious freedom involved a national commitment to guard against threats to worshipers, would surely have been aghast at the level or hatred and violence that has been directed at the roughly 500,000 American Sikhs in recent years...

  • America's Sacrifice Zones
  • Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco were interviewed by Bill Moyers on Moyers & Company last week. Their new book, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, is just out from Nation Books.

  • Recognizing Modern Social Justice Heroes
  • In 1947, Bayard Rustin, a gay black socialist, was serving a prison term for trying to desegregate interstate buses. Fast-forward 55 years, to 2002, when conservative Republicans in Rustin's hometown named a new high school after him. This is just one example of many in which historical...

  • Covering Euro 2012
  • It's day four of EURO 2012 — the European Championships! The first weekend served up Holland's humiliating defeat to Denmark...

  • Rebuild the Dream
  • April 3 marks the publication of the new Nation Books title, Rebuild the Dream, by Van Jones, green economy pioneer and former Obama White House official.

  • The Tribeca Film Festival Honors...
  • The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival has just announced the calendar for its Spotlight Section, which features Nation Books author Antonino D'Ambrosio's Let Fury Have the Hour.

  • The Jaipur Quit Fest
  • The Jaipur Literature Festival  which has grown from a modest literary gathering to one of the world's most star-studded literary extravaganzas — was mired in controversy last week. Nation Books author Fatima Bhutto was there.

  • Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011)
  • Even though we knew that he had been seriously ill for some time, all of us here at Nation Books are still extraordinarily sad to hear of the death of Christopher Hitchens, who was our author and friend. We take great pleasure in the books that we collaborated on with him.

  • A Day Late and $3 Trillion Short
  • This morning's New York Times contains a jolting piece by a Times reporter who apparently found classified documents that include interviews conducted by officers investigating a 2005 massacre of Iraqi civilians by U.S. Marines.