Favorites of 2012: Nonfiction

58.5 of the books I read in 2012 were nonfiction: 34 general nonfiction, 15 memoirs, and 7 essay collections (the 0.5 comes from an anthology that was a mix of fiction and nonfiction). That’s 1.5 more nonfiction books than I read last year. 2012 was also pretty awesome because this blog was a finalist inContinue reading “Favorites of 2012: Nonfiction”

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

In her engaging new book, Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power, Rachel Maddow thoughtfully and intelligently argues that the current state of US involvement in war is far from what the founding fathers of the country had in mind when they sat down to write the Constitution. Taking her arguments beyond partisan lines andContinue reading “Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power”