Continuing with the leftist theme, August offers reviews about….Communism and the Russian Revolution. Just like the Spanish Civil War there’s a vast number of books on the subject that can make anyone’s head spin like Linda Blair’s in The Exorcist. This month, we’ll try to recommend the books we like best. Some have been around for a long time like Richard Pipes’ The Russian Revolution, Theodore Draper’s The Roots of American Communism, and other’s like Archie Brown’s The Rise and Fall of Communism published this summer.
This month will also include some new fiction reviews as well as the weekly bestseller lists and cookbook reviews.
So to kick off August and get you in the spirit, here’s a little song: