Tag Archives: Books

Jim Simons :
BOOKS | Ken Carpenter’s ‘Borderlands Boy’

Ken’s whole adult life has been that of a man of unflinchingly high principle. By Jim Simons | The Rag Blog | May 11, 2018 AUSTIN — It is said that senior citizens, as we are called, see our lives … finish reading Jim Simons :
BOOKS | Ken Carpenter’s ‘Borderlands Boy’

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Allen Young :
BOOKS | ‘Red Scare in the Green Mountains’

Political paradox in Vermont is narrated with insight in Rick Winston’s book. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | April 12, 2020 ROYALSTON, Mass. — There are paradoxes in the politics of Vermont. When a liberal majority in the … finish reading Allen Young :
BOOKS | ‘Red Scare in the Green Mountains’

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Alice Embree :
BOOKS | ‘Odd Birds’

The book is a fictional coming of age story set in San Antonio. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | December 17, 2019 Listen to Thorne Dreyer’s November 25, 2019 Rag Radio interview with Severo Perez about his new … finish reading Alice Embree :
BOOKS | ‘Odd Birds’

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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘In the Company of Rebels’

Jonah reviews Chellis Glendinning’s memoir about her friends, lovers, and comrades. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | June 26, 2019 At the very start of her new heartfelt book — In the Company of Rebels: A Generational Memoir … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘In the Company of Rebels’

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Alice Embree :
BOOKS | ‘The Dilsberg Engagement: Love, Dissent and Reprisals’ by Danielle Jaussaud

The author has provided a gripping description of GI resistance in Germany. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | May 6, 2019 [Danielle Jaussaud and Alice Embree will join Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio, Friday, May 31, 2-3 p.m. … finish reading Alice Embree :
BOOKS | ‘The Dilsberg Engagement: Love, Dissent and Reprisals’ by Danielle Jaussaud

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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Don Cox’s caustic memoir of the Black Panthers

Heyday is brave to have published this book, which blows the lid off the BPP. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | March 7, 2019 Mention the two words “Black Panther” to anyone under the age of 40, and … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Don Cox’s caustic memoir of the Black Panthers

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James Retherford :
BOOKS | Little big meshuganah

Jim Retherford does Pat Thomas does Jerry Rubin. By James Retherford | The Rag Blog | June 6, 2018 Pat Thomas, author of DiD iT! and The Rag Blog‘s James Retherford, who was the ghost writer for Jerry Rubin’s bestselling … finish reading James Retherford :
BOOKS | Little big meshuganah

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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘There may not be answers’

We review Allen Young’s autobiography, ‘Left, Gay & Green: A Writer’s Life.’ By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | April 12, 2018 “Rejection of marginalization is certainly not the same as assimilation.” — Allen Young Allen Young begins his … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘There may not be answers’

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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Katya Sabaroff Taylor: ‘Prison Wisdom: Writing with Inmates’

This jam-packed volume features several hundred poems, stories, sketches, and drawings by prisoners. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | October 23, 2017 In April 1968, shortly before the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Nina Sabaroff, a … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Katya Sabaroff Taylor: ‘Prison Wisdom: Writing with Inmates’

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Henry Mecredy :
BOOKS | ‘The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America’

Rick Wartzman reviews the socioeconomic history of the U.S. since World War II with empathy for the employee class. By Henry Mecredy | The Rag Blog | October 18, 2017 [The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good … finish reading Henry Mecredy :
BOOKS | ‘The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America’

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Maxine Phillips :
BOOKS | ‘Johnny Appleseed: Green Spirit of the Frontier’

Paul Buhle and Noah Van Sciver’s graphic history tells a tale very relevant to our time. By Maxine Phillips | The Rag Blog | September 25, 2017 [Johnny Appleseed: Green Spirit of the Frontier, a graphic history written by Paul … finish reading Maxine Phillips :
BOOKS | ‘Johnny Appleseed: Green Spirit of the Frontier’

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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Blowing themselves up: Revisiting the Weather Underground

‘Swords in the Hands of Children’ is Jonathan Lerner’s passionate tale of his adventures as a young, gay insurgent. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2017 Jonathan Lerner, author of Swords in the Hands of Children, … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Blowing themselves up: Revisiting the Weather Underground

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