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Book review: 'Springfield Confidential'
So it is upon a workplace of mostly mild-mannered comedy professionals that former “Simpsons” showrunner Mike Reiss pulls back the curtain in his new book, cheekily titled “Springfield Confidential.” Cheeky, because as a behind-the-scenes peek at a ...

Book review: 'Collusion'
This is her sixth book; her previous releases include “All the Presidents' Bankers: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power,” “It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bonuses, Bailouts, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street,” “Other People's ...

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Review: 'The Book of Will' a beautifully crafted ode to the Bard
A group of friends want to preserve the memory of a dearly departed member of their close circle by publishing the plays he wrote in a collection to honor the man, as they grapple with the reality that much of his work could be lost forever if they do ...

BOOK REVIEW: The Outsider by Stephen King
He was with other teachers at a book event. He was filmed asking the author questions. No doubt it's him on the recording, and plus, the murder is completely out of character for the coach. How can a man be two places simultaneously? Stephen King's ...

Book Review 'Note to Self:' Inspiring words from inspiring people
Pay attention. Eyes forward, ears open. You've heard those things before in your life, and now you say them to yourself, your kids, and your employees. But do they hear what you say now … or, as in the new book “Note to Self,” collected and introduced ...

Book review: John Zubrzycki looks at the history of Indian magic
“Ask the average man for what India is most celebrated, and the chances are ten to one that he will ignore the glories of the Taj Mahal, the beneficence of British rule, even Mr Kipling, and will unhesitatingly reply in one word, 'jugglers',” the ...

Book review: 'My Plain Jane' gives the Bronte classic ghosts, snark and an honest look at Rochester
Despite sometimes mocking Bronte's book, "My Plain Jane" still manages to honor Bronte's genius and acknowledge that "Jane Eyre" is compelling, well-written and ahead of its time. Through Charlotte's character, readers are able to see what obstacles ...

Friends of Fremont County Libraries Book Review: Around The World On Two Wheels by Peter Zheutlin
If you are a history buff who enjoys books revealing that human nature throughout the eras remains fairly constant, Around The World On Two Wheels by Peter Zheutlin provides a whirlwind ride of a read. The book dispels any notions that crass ...

Book review: The Outsider is one of Stephen King's best novels in a while
Stephen King is not the first novelist to write a book called The Outsider. His most famous predecessor is Albert Camus, if you accept that something in the original French title L'Etranger has been lost in translation: Wikipedia says “The Stranger ...

BOOK REVIEW: Hope, strangers and city foxes
BOOK REVIEW: Hope, strangers and city foxes. Saturday June 23 2018. Aminatta Forna, happiness,. "Happiness," by British-Sierra Leonean author Aminatta Forna. PHOTO | COURTESY. In Summary. ALL OVER THE PLACE: Forna takes us from a rooftop ...

'Us Against you' by Fredrick Backman book review: Backman's 'Beartown' sequel is a smash
Besides, as in the new book “Us Against You” by Fredrik Backman, losing can take an entire town down with you. Hockey was everything for Beartown. Until it wasn't. Back when the Bears were about to launch their team onto a national stage, Beartowners ...

Book Review: 'In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer's' by Joseph Jebelli
Joseph Jebelli's first book, In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer's, is an in-depth look at the history of research into Alzheimer's disease. He traces the developments from Dr. Alois Alzheimer's observations and microscope studies in the ...





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