Marian Kester Coombs

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What Middle Class?

How bourgeois America is getting recast as a proletariat
Marian Kester Coombs September 10, 2015

Rockwell Kent’s Country

In the McCarthy era, painting and politics didn't mix.
Marian Kester Coombs May 9, 2014

To Save JFK

Stephen King recreates an incredible world—1950s America.
Marian Kester Coombs July 5, 2012

Unraveling the Undead

Our obsession with zombies, from the Congo to Hollywood
Marian Kester Coombs February 16, 2012

American Folk Hero

Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World, John Szwed, Viking, 448 pages
Marian Kester Coombs November 21, 2011

Kansas Still Bleeds

The Wichita Divide: The Murder of Dr. George Tiller and the Battle over Abortion, Stephen Singular, St. Martin's Press, 368 pages
Marian Kester Coombs July 13, 2011

All She Needs is Love

Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Me by Pattie Boyd
Marian Kester Coombs December 3, 2007

The High Cost of Low Prices

The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World’s Most Powerful Company Really Works—and How It’s Transforming the American Economy, Charles Fishman, Penguin, 294 pages
Marian Kester Coombs May 22, 2006