Search Results: "Mark V. Tushnet"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"An important and well-told account of the often-neglected legal struggle for civil rights."
Tushnet (Law Center/Georgetown) offers an absorbing account of the legal struggles, led by Thurgood Marshall, to achieve civil rights for African-Americans. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"An incisive consideration of the Supremes, offering erudite yet accessible clues to legal thinking on the most important level."
Considering past as prologue, Tushnet (Constitutional Law/Georgetown) pursues individual Supreme Court members to analyze their thinking in some significant cases. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE BALANCE by Mark Tushnet
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 30, 2013

"A treat for obsessive court watchers that's accessible to general readers."
A distinguished constitutional law scholar examines the complex, occasionally surprising interplay of law and politics that explains decisions from our closely divided, highest court. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THOMAS JEFFERSON by Elizabeth V. Chew
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Well-informed and much-idealized if not entirely simplistic pictures of both the great man and his bustling estate. (sidebars, endnotes, bibliography) (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
Stepping carefully around the controversies, a former curator at Monticello reconstructs the septuagenarian Jefferson's active daily round. Read full book review >

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MARK SUNDEEN
by Megan Labrise

Writing about the simple life proved anything but for immersive journalist Mark Sundeen.

His original manuscript—an unadorned account of three couples who, in varying ways, have opted out of everyday American consumerism—was accepted and revised when he withdrew it from publisher Riverhead Books.

“I had a close friend read it, call me, and say, I stopped reading at page 175 ...


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