"You read with a rising sense of despair and outrage, and you finish it as if awakening from a nightmare only Kafka could have conceived."--Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, New York Times
This “powerful and disturbing history” (The New York Times Book Review) exposes how American governments deliberately imposed racial segregation on metropolitan areas throughout America
In America's courtooms, the verdict is laughter.
A 2012 New York Times Book Review Notable Book
"A real-life detective story that reveals the drama behind the scenes of a great Supreme Court victory for human rights." —Linda Greenhouse
A provocative history that reveals how guns—not abortion, race, or religion—are at the heart of America's cultural divide.