Upping Our Game: Rewards Program 8% BACK – Books NOW Included

Root and Press is running a promotion on all in-store books from here until the end of the year. We will be allowing you to accrue points for book purchases the same as you currently do in the café for food and drinks if you are a member of our PressBucks program. We are also […]

Review: The Diligent by Robert Harms

Robert Harms, The Diligent (Basic Books, 2002) A review of Robert Harm’s newest work, Land of Tears, was posted here last January. Many of you have bought the book, and since I think his work is phenomenal, I wanted to showcase his prior work that introduced me to his writing. Since the beginning for the […]

Book Review: Patriots by Christian Appy

The conflict in Vietnam between the United States and Vietnamese nationalists from the 1950’s to the mid-1970’s generated a narrative in America traditionally focused on American geopolitics and societal cause-and-effect, often eschewing the role their Vietnamese combatants played in deciding the conflict. Under this structure, historians often severely underplay the role of the Vietnamese civilians, […]