Book Review: The Founders: The Story of PayPal and the Entrepreneurs who Shaped Silicon Valley by Jimmy Soni

Tendon The Founders, JImmy Soni explores the compelling story behind the founders of PayPal and its early employees. This detailed and candid account shows how social capital fuels start-up growth and should offer insights that will aid industry and policy efforts to better mitigate the exclusionary tendencies of tech bastions in Silicon Valley, writes Robyn … Read more

Katie Kitamura’s International Novel Intimacies Hits Close to Home | Books

From the outside, the unnamed protagonist of Katie Kitamura’s fourth novel, Intimaciesis an elite woman who is excellent at her job as an interpreter for the International Criminal Court in The Hague. She is fluent in English and Japanese through her parents, learned French through a childhood in Paris and is competent in Spanish and … Read more

Book Review: Manufacturing Celebrity: Latino Paparazzi and Women Reporters in Hollywood by Vanessa Díaz

Tendon Manufacturing Celebrity: Latino Paparazzi and Women Reporters in Hollywood, Vanessa Diaz demystifies the role of the Latino paparazzi and female reporters in celebrity media production. At a time of great upheaval in labor markets, Díaz’s interdisciplinary analyzes at the intersection of work, race, gender and media are particularly insightful and relevant, writes Jonathan Pye … Read more