Kirsten Gillibrand is publishing a book about suffragists for kids; probably some adults should read it, too

Kirsten Gillibrand, New York’s Democratic junior senator and a potential contender for the 2020 presidential election, has announced that she’ll be writing a children’s book with the stories of ten leaders who fought forRead more »

Sean Spicer at BookExpo

Boston-area bookseller, Melville House author, and beloved MobyLives columnist Josh Cook first published these thoughts on his blog, In Order of Importance. With his permission, and some updates, we’re excited to repost them here.   The Trump administration’s first,Read more »

Could this small New Hampshire bookshop become the (non-evil) of rare books?

The bad: Baldface Books in Dover, New Hampshire, is closing its brick-and-mortar store. The good: Baldface Books is still going to be active as an online seller. The very good:Read more »

Hail and Farewell: Peter Mayer (1936 – 2018)

On Friday, May 11th, the publishing world lost one of its old-school icons when Peter Mayer died in his Soho home at the age of eighty-two. Salman Rushdie’s memoir offersRead more »

Some further historical insights into C.D. Rose’s Who’s Who When Everyone is Someone Else

As part of our ongoing interest in the nature of the events surrounding the tale told in C.D. Rose’s Who’s Who When Everyone Is Someone Else, on sale now, weRead more »

The EU is signaling that it will continue to pressure China for the release of Gui Minhai and Liu Xia

According to an Associated Press story that circulated widely last week, Donald Trump’s recent, stupid decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal will not spell the end of that arrangement: rather,Read more »

Seth Hettena talks Trump and Russian money on All In with Chris Hayes: “You don’t know whether they represent Russian mafia, Russian government, or both”

“What I show in my book is that Trump’s ties to Russia are so deep and so complex that you have people, and you don’t know who they are andRead more »

Did you buy Trump / Russia in hardcover? If so, we’ll send you the ebook for free.

When we publish a book as timely and important as Seth Hettena’s Trump/Russia: A Definitive History, out this week, we try our best to make it as accessible as possible.Read more »