Carlos LozadaJan 12, 2018
More than the insults and trolling, the most damning thing this book reveals is the extent to which the Trump team and the president himself were simply unprepared to govern. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 29, 2017
This year, our original reviews centered on books that shed light on pressing contemporary issues such as climate change, health care, criminal justice, immigration and war. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
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Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer talks about the president's "tribal rhetoric" with author Boyah Farah and discusses how Farah uses nonfiction to combat refugee stereotypes. Transcript added. Dig deeper ( 20 Min. Read )
Mr. Fish / TruthdigApr 2, 2012
The sad fact is that all traditional modes of dissent, whether they're protest marches or boycotts or sit-ins, must ultimately fail because they are generally powerless to prevent their own inception. What does that mean? The sad fact is that all traditional modes of dissent, whether they're protest marches or boycotts or sit-ins, must ultimately fail because they are generally powerless to prevent their own inception. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Mr. Fish / TruthdigJul 8, 2011
The mustache that I was looking for on a full-grown woman was the mustache that an 11-year-old boy discovers on himself, with his face four inches away from the bathroom mirror, that all of a sudden makes his whole existence seem just on the brink of becoming worthwhile.She looked Mediterranean or something, and I wanted to get close enough to see if she had a mustache. Dig deeper ( 14 Min. Read )
BLANKMay 20, 2011
Reviewing Erik Larson's "In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin," the author makes his case for "one good thing about the Nazis" and wagers that this romantic thriller of a memoir will hit it bigThe great thing about the Nazis Hmm No, that isn't going to work, for all the obvious reasons. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
BLANKApr 15, 2011
In his latest self-revelatory essay, our resident genius cartoonist tells a tale of triumph over the oppressive forces of consumerism -- or at least the security chief at Barnes & Noble. Call it an origin story, as this incident freed the author to fully become the inimitable Mr. Fish.In his latest self-revelatory essay, Mr. Fish, our resident genius cartoonist, tells a tale of triumph over the oppressive forces of consumerism. Dig deeper ( 13 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 12, 2006
Nan Talese, the publisher of admitted embellisher James Frey, spars with her husband, author Gay Talese, over the issue of falsehoods in memoirs. | story Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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