Trump and the Bestseller List

April 16, 2018 admin 0

We’re not certain if this is depressing, interesting or worthy of hopefulness, but CNN lets us know that “Since January, each book at the top of The New York Times best-seller list has had one thing in common: President Trump.” From CNN Media: The No. 1 spot on The Times’ hardcover nonfiction list is incredibly coveted real estate in the publishing industry. Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” landed there in mid-January thanks to explosive allegations […]

Non-Fiction: No Is Not Enough by Naomi Klein

July 27, 2017 J. Kingston Pierce 0

(Editor’s note: This review comes from Ben Terrall, a freelance writer based in San Francisco, California, whose work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Bay View, In These Times, CounterPunch, and Noir City. The youngest child of crime novelist Robert Terrall, aka Robert Kyle [1914-2009], Ben Terrall last wrote for January Magazine about Noam Chomsky’s Requiem for the American Dream). The oligarchy now perched in the White House has inspired scores […]

Non-Fiction: Requiem for the American Dream
by Noam Chomsky

June 30, 2017 J. Kingston Pierce 1

(Editor’s note: This review comes from Ben Terrall, a freelance writer based in San Francisco, California, whose work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Bay View, In These Times, CounterPunch, and Noir City. The youngest child of crime novelist Robert Terrall, aka Robert Kyle [1914-2009], Ben Terrall last wrote for January Magazine about recent works examining the dark side of the CIA.) Noam Chomsky’s Requiem for the American Dream: The 10 […]

Non-Fiction: Three Digs into the CIA’s Dark Side

May 8, 2017 J. Kingston Pierce 0

(Editor’s note: This review comes from Ben Terrall, a freelance writer based in San Francisco, California, whose work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Bay View, In These Times, CounterPunch, and Noir City. The youngest child of crime novelist Robert Terrall, aka Robert Kyle [1914-2009], Ben Terrall has contributed two previous reviews to January Magazine: one of John Goins’ The Coptic Cross, and the other of Sin Soracco’s Come to Me.) […]