Books on China and Adjacent Areas

Books on China and Adjacent Areas

951. Books on China and adjacent areas Further Reading: Peter Hessler Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China and the West, 2006. Throughout the 20th and early 21st centuries, China changed rapidly. Journalist Peter Hessler describes how they affected the lives of...
Indian Givers by Jack Weatherford: Book Review

Indian Givers by Jack Weatherford: Book Review

Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World by Jack Weatherford My rating: 5 of 5 stars What a joy to read! I found unfamiliar stories on every page. Indian Givers, published in 1988, was written by scholar Jack Weatherford. While some of the...
Books on English Essays and Miscellaneous Writings

Books on English Essays and Miscellaneous Writings

824. English essays Further Reading John Berger Selected Essays, 2003. English art critic, painter, and novelist John Berger writes essays on such varied subjects as Picasso’s paintings and classic Disney films. His work is by turns appreciative and dark. His book...
Books on Music

Books on Music

780. Books on music Further Reading: Amiri Baraka Digging: The Afro-American Soul of American Classical Music, 2010. African American music and culture commentator, scholar Amiri Baraka, celebrates music and musicians with an emphasis on African American jazz in this...