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27
Jul

Seeing the Invisible

Medical anthropologist Philippe Bourgois and photographer and graduate student Jeff Schonberg spent 12 years among homeless heroin users on the streets of San Francisco, embedded in a world that is usually invisible …

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02
Jul

Jean Pfaelzer at Angel Island, July 3

If you saw yesterday’s post highlighting KQED’s Forum discussion with authors Tyche Hendricks and Peter Schrag and listened to the insightful interview, you heard a lot about immigration in the US, both …

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21
Jun

Book Launch Recap: Getting it Wrong

This past Saturday, W. Joseph Campbell launched his book, Getting it Wrong, with a talk and book signing at the Newseum in Washington, DC. He brings us the highlights, and audience members’ …

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14
Jun

A New View of Consumption

When her first book came out, Allison Pugh hoped it would create a stir but feared no one would notice. Her hope won out. Longing and Belonging has been honored by the …

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