In Review: Books, Music, and Film

Books, Music, and Film
Book Review: Joy Harjo’s Crazy Brave

Native American poet Joy Harjo declares, "I was not brave." But her memoir is a gift that urges us to enlist our own crazy bravery to step through the doorways in our lives.

Music Picks: Winter 2013

Anna Ternheim, Jerry Jeff Walker, and other inspiration while putting together the Winter 2013 issue.

Bidder 70: The Tim DeChristopher Story

Last year, climate activist Tim DeChristopher went to jail for bidding $1.7 million (that he didn't have) to save 22,000 acres of public land from corporate extraction.

A Pastor, a Rabbi, and an Imam Walk Into a Book ...

In "Religion Gone Astray," three leaders—and friends—from different religions take on violence, exclusivity, gender inequality, and homophobia in some of their scriptures' most controversial verses. What they discovered surprised them.

Radical Religion, an American Tradition

Book Review: “Prophetic Encounters” reminds us that we are part of a long and rich tradition that is more than a series of isolated movements for social change.

The Achilles' Heel of the American Dream

Book Review: “Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power” profiles the radical, working-class movements of the '60s and '70s—a guide for transformation today.

A Dakota Way of Life

Diane Wilson’s new book asks, how do you raise beloved children and break the cycle of self-destruction in native communities?