The courtesan in literature is an object of desire, but prostitutes of any gender are despised in law and in the popular culture. The book and film under review excoriate the reactionary hypocrisy and chart sex workers fighting back.
This book, the first 21st Century study of the frontier myth, writes reviewer Nathans-Kelly, comes at a time when "the United States has turned inward and backward with the same vehemence it once directed toward expansion and progress."
Rome, Gala, Golden Delicious, Fuji, Jonagold, Granny Smith, Opal, Envy, Arkansas Black, Honeycrisp, Winesap, Braeburn, or Jazz--it can take a solo orchardist a lifetime to cultivate a grove of sturdy hybrids.
In this new book, Zambian-born economist Dambisa Moyo is concerned with the relationship between democracy and economic growth. Reviewer Donohoe considers whether the author sees any intrinsic value in democracy.