Susan Rabiner Literary Agency touts itself as selling books about ‘big ideas.’ What are some of these big ideas? Here’s one;
University of Pittsburgh historian Holger Hoock The Scars of Independence, a provocative new look at the American Revolution, arguing that it was not just a high-minded battle over principles, as many historians have painted it, but also a profoundly violent civil war involving rape, torture, prisoner abuse, and other atrocities. To Crown.
The rest of her “big ideas” are akin.