Book Review: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

“A Story of Justice and Redemption.” I don’t think Mr. Stevenson could have said it better. Just Mercy details the harsh beginnings of the Equal Justice Initiative, the premiere nonprofit organization providing post-conviction relief to many — women, children, men; those condemned to serve their lifetimes, to face execution — throughout the country. As a […]

Staff Picks: Fall 2014 Releases

It’s time for another (long overdue) Staff Picks post, and this one is all about the recent releases. Fall 2014 has been a spectacular season for new books — several big celebrity memoirs, some fantastic nonfiction, and some of the biggest fiction of the year. Here are a few of my favorite fall 2014 releases. […]

Staff Picks: Recent Reads

It’s been quiet on the blog, and much of the radio silence has been because Alex (AP) and I are both currently studying for the NY bar exam, which (oh no!) is at the end of this month. But if you think that finishing my last semester of law school and studying for the bar […]

Staff Picks: I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fiction

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fiction I have a deep love for narrative nonfiction, the kind of story that seems to leap off the pages in a way that makes you think “hey, this can’t be true.” Except that it is. While part of the appeal is learning about interesting parts of history that seem […]