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Bawer, Bruce

Summary: A critique of the identity-based revolution in America's universities during the 1960s and 1970s, which impacted modern politics and society, explores how radical philosophies that denied aesthetic merit and objective truth came into being.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.012 BAW

Bloom, Allan David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 BLO

Sinclair, Iain

Summary: "The visionary writer Iain Sinclair turns his sights to the Beat Generation in America in his most epic journey yet "How best to describe Iain Sinclair?" asks Robert Macfarlane in The Guardian. "A literary mud-larker and tip-picker? A Travelodge tramp (his phrase)? A middle-class dropout with a gift for bullshit (also his phrase)? A toxicologist of the twenty-first-century landscape? A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SINCLAIR, IAIN SIN

Ellison, Ralph.

Contents: Tuskeegee and New York, 1950-1955 -- Rome, Casablanca, and New York, 1955-1958 -- Los Angeles and New York, 1958-1960.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 ELL

Hendershot, Heather

Summary: "Few conservatives are as revered and admired as William F. Buckley. Buckley is best known for founding National Review, the flagship journal of the right. But his long-running talk show Firing Line was equally important, because it allowed him to reach beyond the conservative enclave and engage millions of mainstream Americans. When Firing Line premiered in 1966, only two years after Barry...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070 HEN

Kasson, John F.

Summary: Her image appeared in periodicals and advertisements roughly twenty times daily; she rivaled FDR and Edward VIII as the most photographed person in the world. Her portrait brightened the homes of countless admirers: from a black laborer's cabin in South Carolina to FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover's recreation room in Washington, DC. A few years later her smile cheered the secret bedchamber of Anne...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TEMPLE, SHIRLEY KAS

Dickstein, Morris.

Summary: Shows how our worst economic crisis, as it eroded American individualism and punctured the American dream, produced in the 1930s some of the greatest writing, photograhy, and mass entertainment ever seen in this country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 DIC

Rollyson, Carl E. (Carl Edmund)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SONTAG, SUSAN ROL

Klosterman, Chuck

8 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Essays about 1990s popular culture, politics, sports, literature, music"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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Menand, Louis

Summary: "A history of the thinkers, writers, and artists who shaped intellectual culture in Cold War Europe and America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 MEN

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: NPR contributor A.J. Jacobs chronicles his hilarious and seemingly impossible quest to read the Encyclopedia Brittanica from A-Z.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 031 JAC

Beam, Alex.

Summary: Explores the Great Books mania, in an entertaining and strangely poignant portrait of American popular culture on the threshold of the television age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 BEA

Summary: A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010. The influence the magazine has had on our culture through turbulent times, morphing into Second City, Saturday Night Live, and the movies, and the stars and sorrows it has produced.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DRU

Summary: Tells the story of the radical underground radio station WBCN-FM, set against the dazzling and profound social, political, and cultural changes that took place in Boston and nationally during the late '60s and early '70s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WBC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WBC

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: Chronicles the efforts of an NPR contributor to read the "Encyclopedia Britannica" from A to Z, sharing the humorous mishaps that occurred as a result of the endeavor, from changed family relationships to his efforts to join Mensa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 031 Jacobs

Borchert, Scott

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A literary history of the Federal Writers Project"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 BOR

Sindelar, Nancy W.

Contents: Early influences: people, places and lifelong pursuits -- Demonstrating awareness of the world beyond Oak Park -- "Afraid of nothing" -- Escape to war -- Settling down -- Departure to sun valley -- Places of the soul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEMINGWAY, ERNEST SIN

Moyers, Bill D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 MOY

Kittelstrom, Amy

Summary: "Today we associate liberal thought and politics with secularism. When we argue over whether the nation's founders meant to keep religion out of politics, the godless side is said to be liberal. But the role of religion in American politics has always been far more nuanced and complex than today's debates would suggest and closer to the heart of American intellectual life than is commonly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 KIT

McCullough, David G

Summary: Relates the story of the American artists, writers, and doctors who traveled to Paris in the nineteenth century, fell in love with the city and its people, and changed America through what they learned there.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920.0092 MCC

Hill, Laban Carrick

Summary: Explores the literary, artistic, and intellectual creativity of the Harlem Renaissance and discusses the lives and work of Louis Armstrong, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and other notable figures of the era.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 810.9 HIL

Smith, Sherri L.

Summary: "Travel back in time to the 1920s and 1930s to the sounds of jazz in nightclubs and the 24-hours-a-day bustle of the famous Black neighborhood of Harlem in uptown Manhattan. It was a dazzling time when there was an outpouring of the arts of African Americans--the poetry of Langston Hughes, the novels of Zora Neale Hurston, the sculptures of Augusta Savage, and that brand-new music called jazz...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 SMI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 SMI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA

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