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 cafΓ© 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, […]