BEHIND THE BULLET: A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON GUN VIOLENCE

BEHIND THE BULLET

“Behind the Bullet” is a documentary, directed and produced by Heidi Yewman, with the tagline: “4 Shooters. 4 Stories. A New Perspective on Gun Violence.” Yewman is a graduate of Columbine High School and lost her former basketball coach Dave Sanders in the 1999 mass shooting. She’s since written a book, also called “Beyond the […]

JANE BROX’S NEW BOOK: SILENCE

SILENCE BY JANE BROX

Jane Brox has written, elegiacally, of growing up on her family’s Massachusetts apple farm in “Here and Nowhere Else,” “Five Thousand Days Like This One,” and “Clearing the Land.” Her non-fiction book on the evolution of artificial light is the aptly-named “Brilliant.” Her newest work—fitting for Lent—is called “Silence: A Social History of One of […]

WE DREAM OF PEACE

HUNTINGTON GARDENS

“The logic of power demand[s] that triggers be pulled. It has no room for humanistic concerns and for the reasons of the heart. And how shall one solve this problem? How see that the killing goes on, without inner resistance, without “negative emotional reactions,” without a guilty conscience? How transform a painful experience into a […]