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Jacob Stutsman

Jacob Stutsman is an informative, entertaining storyteller and book reviewer from Michigan.

Bill Simmons Writes Sports Tome in The Book of Basketball

Bill Simmons explores the history and the long-standing debates of the NBA in this passionate and fact-heavy book.

Jennifer Burns Chronicles Ayn Rand, Her Passions, and the American Right

Jennifer Burns offers an eloquent, capacious biography of the life of Ayn Rand.

Jonathan Safran Foer’s Modest Proposal: Finding Order in our Food Habits

Our eating habits are often at the mercy of cultural forces that seem irrational on the surface. Is it possible to form a so-called philosophy of consumption?

The Inevitability of Health Reform

Health care reform has taken on a feeling of inevitability, but it is important to understand where it came from and where it's going.

What is in an Award?

Everybody knows that achievement cannot be measured, but that doesn't stop people from trying.

Dawkins Weaves a Fascinating Evolutionary Polemic in The Greatest Show on...

Controversial author and biologist Richard Dawkins returns to discuss the large picture of a subject, which, in his mind, is decidedly uncontroversial, revealing the stunning elegance and beauty of biological evolution.

Michael Jordan: The End of an Era

Michael Jordan gives the Hall of Fame speech that everyone was waiting for but no one expected. Perhaps we should have seen it coming all along.

Do We Need Tort Reform?

Examining the true cost of medical malpractice and why all of the statistics may not be what they seem.

The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power

'The Family' by Jeff Sharlet is an investigative and historical book about the power of fundamentalism in America today.

The Searchers: The Search for Life Beyond Earth

There is life, as elusive as it is in this universe, and then there are those who search for it, real life versions of Roy Neary ('Close Encounters of the Third Kind'), electric lineman, bleary-eyed, not so much obsessed as driven by the compulsio