Dematerialized: The Mysterious Disappearance of Marcia Moore

Dematerialized: The Mysterious Disappearance of Marcia Moore by Joseph DiSomma and Marina DiSomma from Post Hill Press The baffling true story of Marcia Moore – heiress, astrologer, and yoga master – who sacrificed her well-to-do life to study metaphysics and experiment with a mind-bending psychedelic, until her mysterious disappearance in 1979. On a bitterly cold night in January of 1979, … Continue reading Dematerialized: The Mysterious Disappearance of Marcia Moore

The Black President: Hope and Fury in the Age of Obama

The Black President: Hope and Fury in the Age of Obama by Claude A. Clegg, III from Johns Hopkins University Press The first sweeping, legacy-defining history of the entire Obama presidency. In The Black President, the first interpretative, grand-narrative history of Barack Obama’s presidency in its entirety, Claude A. Clegg III situates the former president in his … Continue reading The Black President: Hope and Fury in the Age of Obama

Transforming Sexual Narratives

Transforming Sexual Narratives: A Relational Approach to Sex Therapy by Suzanne Iasenza from Routledge Transforming Sexual Narratives offers readers the opportunity to address complex sexual problems through Narrative Relational Sex Therapy (NRST), an original approach that Suzanne Iasenza has developed during twenty-five years of clinical practice. This method presents a deeper, richer way of thinking about sexual challenges, … Continue reading Transforming Sexual Narratives

A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away

A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away: My Fifty Years Editing Hollywood Hits—Star Wars, Carrie, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Mission: Impossible, and More by Paul Hirsch from Chicago Review Press A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away is a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential films of the last 50 years by Paul Hirsch, … Continue reading A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away

A Human Algorithm: How Artificial Intelligence Is Redefining Who We Are

A Human Algorithm: How Artificial Intelligence Is Redefining Who We Are by Flynn Coleman from Counterpoint A groundbreaking narrative on the urgency of ethically designed AI and a guidebook to reimagining life in the era of intelligent technology The Age of Intelligent Machines is upon us, and we are at a reflection point. The proliferation of fast-moving technologies, … Continue reading A Human Algorithm: How Artificial Intelligence Is Redefining Who We Are

Sorted

Sorted by Jackson Bird from Tiller Press / Simon & Schuster An unflinching and endearing memoir from LGBTQ+ advocate Jackson Bird about how, through a childhood of gender mishaps and an awkward adolescence, he finally sorted things out and came out as a transgender man in his mid-twenties. When Jackson Bird was twenty-five, he came out as transgender to … Continue reading Sorted

Dannemora

Dannemora: Two Escaped Killers, Three Weeks of Terror, and the Largest Manhunt Ever in New York State by Charles A. Gardner from Citadel / Kensington The prison break, the manhunt, the inside story: In June 2015, two vicious convicted murderers broke out of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, in New York’s “North Country,” launching the most extensive manhunt … Continue reading Dannemora

We

We: An Adoption and a Memoir by Ben Barnz from Wyatt–MacKenzie Publishing We centers on the story of Barnz adopting a child and the legal battle with the birthfather that began the day after the child’s birth – and two days before 9/11. The book interweaves this narrative with Barnz’s path to parenthood – beginning with his closeted … Continue reading We

How the Internet Happened

How the Internet Happened: From Netscape to the iPhone by Brian McCullough from Liveright / Norton Tech-guru Brian McCullough delivers a rollicking history of the internet, why it exploded, and how it changed everything. The internet was never intended for you, opines Brian McCullough in this lively narrative of an era that utterly transformed everything we … Continue reading How the Internet Happened