If you got a manicure lately, chances are your nail salon was run by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. In <em>Nailed It, </em>director Adele Free Pham investigates how refugees built a multibillion-dollar industry.
T.C. Boyle's <em>Outside Looking In</em> fictionalizes Timothy Leary's hallucinogenic drug experiments in the 1960s. A graduate student who participated says Boyle did a "great job describing the zeitgeist."
Psychologist Darcy Lockman says there's been progress since the 1950s, but equal partnerships are a long way off. Her book <em>All the Rage </em>explores uneven distribution of childcare and domestic labor.