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Howard Zinn’s Life on the Frontlines

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor / Daniel Denvir Jacobin
Howard Zinn's life was a model for left-wing intellectuals to both produce and take action to transform the world.

International Study: Books Produce Readers

Alison Flood The Guardian
Research data from 160,000 adults in 31 countries concludes that a sizeable home library gave teen school leavers skills equivalent to university graduates who didn’t read
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