Regime Change: Gender, Class, And the Invention of...

Regime Change: Gender, Class, And the Invention of…

Dieting in conventional academic analyses has often appeared as a normative practice targeting the female, white, middle-class body alone, with the explicit intention of molding it into arbitrary beauty standards and distracting women from more profound, political goals. Naomi Wolf provocatively called dieting “the most potent political sedative in women’s history” and “something serious being…

Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

Jenna Miscavige Hill, niece of Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, was raised as a Scientologist but left the controversial religion in 2005. In Beyond Belief, she shares her true story of life inside the upper ranks of the sect, details her experiences as a member Sea Org—the church’s highest ministry, speaks of her “disconnection” […]

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our...

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our…

“Brilliant. . . . Lewis has given us a spectacular account of two great men who faced up to uncertainty and the limits of human reason.” —William Easterly, Wall Street Journal Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original papers that invented the field of behavioral economics. […]