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Book review: All My Enemies
It is told from Kathy's perspective and perhaps for this reason Brock felt a little underdone. Nevertheless Maitland writes elegantly and tells a good story - delivering the sort of book you are reluctant to put down at night and impatient to return to ...

Book review: Real-life fairy tales filled with sadness, humor
Search. Search in. News Archives. Local Deals Yellow Pages. ADVERTISEMENT. Book review: Real-life fairy tales filled with sadness, humor. 9:02 AM, Oct 31, 2012 |. Comments · Tweet. Email; Print; Share. LinkedIn; Tumblr; StumbleUpon; Reddit; Del.icio.us ...

Book Review: Why I Left Goldman Sachs By Greg Smith
Just when we thought that the public perception of the financial industry could not sink lower - Greg Smith (the author of a controversial Op Ed piece in March) has released his book which fleshes out the earlier assertions of conflicts and other ...

Book Review: Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect ...
Book Review: Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Life of Herbert Hoover'
Log In · E-Mail Alerts · Subscribe · Classifieds · E-Edition. BOOK REVIEW: 'The Life of Herbert Hoover'. Comment(s); Size: + / -; Print. By. The Washington Times. Thursday, November 1, 2012. Story Topics. Politics · Herbert Hoover · Glen Jeansonne ...

Book Review: "Stripes: Design Between The Lines"
Perhaps it's my personal obsession with nautical shirts, but when I think of stripes I think of my dangerous addiction to Petite Bateau and handmade espadrilles. Design editor Linda O'Keeffe, however, takes stripes to another level in her new book ...

Book Review: 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the ...
Book Review: 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the ...

Book Review: Rabboni, My Love: A Memoir of Jesus' Wife, Mary Magdalene by ...
Book Review: Rabboni, My Love: A Memoir of Jesus' Wife, Mary Magdalene by ...

Review: 'Chinese Characters' gives insight into a society in flux
A collection of essays by 15 authors (including Hessler and Chang) about a range of people — including a guitar teacher, a Taoist mystic, a hard-drinking young Tibetan and a painter who churns out cheap oil colors for Western customers — the book ...

Book Review: The Bookie's Son by Andrew Goldstein
The book is the story of 12-year old Ricky Davis and 'the best family in The Bronx,' even though they may be the most dysfunctional family in all of New York. It's a lighthearted account of a heartbreaking story. Ricky Davis, preparing to be Bar ...

Book Review: Bruce by Peter Ames Carlin
If there's no formula for success, there's certainly no formula for becoming a superstar. Sure, hard work and talent are crucial but there's countless people in the world for whom even ample doses of that mixture aren't sufficient. So what elevated ...

Book Review: Living Beautifully With Uncertainty and Change by Pema Chodron
Living Beautifully With Uncertainty and Change by Pema Chodron provides good advice on how to cope in a world with constant change and flux. The author derives important lessons from Eastern traditions, such as the Tibetan experience. Chodron explains ...

Book Review | Hello, Gorgeous: Streisand bio captivating
A startling revelation in William J. Mann's engrossing chronicle of Barbra Streisand's ascent to superstardom emerges in one of the book photos. The childhood picture shows Barbara (she lost the second “a” later in life) “with friends outside their ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Truman's Triumphs'
BOOK REVIEW: 'Truman's Triumphs'. Comment(s); Size: + / -; Print. By Claude R. Marx - Special to The Washington Times. Friday, November 2, 2012. Enlarge Photo. Story Topics. Politics · Harry S. Truman · Andrew E. Busch · Thomas Dewey · Republican ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Greatcoat'
BOOK REVIEW: 'The Greatcoat'. Comment(s); Size: + / -; Print. By Muriel Dobbin - Special to The Washington Times. Friday, November 2, 2012. Enlarge Photo. Story Topics. Isabel Carey · Helen Dunmore · Alec · Grove/Atlantic Inc. Singapore. Follow Us On ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Letters of TS Eliot'
BOOK REVIEW: 'The Letters of T.S. Eliot'. Comment(s); Size: + / -; Print. By Matthew Walther - Special to The Washington Times. Friday, November 2, 2012. Enlarge Photo. Story Topics. Valerie Eliot · John Haffenden · James Smith · Peter Ackroyd · Ezra ...

BOOk REVIEW: 'Essays in Biography'
BOOk REVIEW: 'Essays in Biography'. Comment(s); Size: + / -; Print. By John M. Taylor - Special to The Washington Times. Friday, November 2, 2012. Enlarge Photo. Story Topics. Joseph Epstein · Adlai Stevenson Ii · Joe Dimaggio · George Washington ...

Book review: 'The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns' by ...
Book review: 'The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns' by ...

Book Review: Presidential Puppetry: Obama, Romney and Their Masters by ...
Book Review: Presidential Puppetry: Obama, Romney and Their Masters by ...

LA as scene of the crime in 'The Care and Feeding of Exotic Pets'
Though at its root a hostage thriller — and a pretty tense one at that — the power of Wagman's book lies in the details. Winnie's kidnapping comes early, with an unsettling banality that's too easy to imagine for anyone who has been too caught up in ...

Book Review Podcast: Nate Silver on the Art of Predictions
This week in The New York Times Book Review, Noam Scheiber reviews “The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't,” by Nate Silver. Mr. Silver's blog FiveThirtyEight puts electoral politics under the statistical microscope ...

Book Review: Fallen Superheroes
This book was hilarious. No, let me rephrase that…it was HILARIOUS!!! This was perhaps the funniest book I have received in years. Every joke we have every thought of is represented here in glorious color for our mocking enjoyment. With aptly named ...

Book Review: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Treatment Guide, 2nd Edition ...
Book Review: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Treatment Guide, 2nd Edition ...

Book Review: A World Without Cancer by Margaret Cuomo
A World Without Cancer by Margaret Cuomo is a wonderful book which explains the conditions which lead to cancer, as well as good strategies to prevent and manage the disease. Cuomo deals effectively with prevention by citing many of the environmental ...

Book Review: New Kids on the Block: Five Brothers and a Million Sisters by ...
Book Review: New Kids on the Block: Five Brothers and a Million Sisters by ...

Book review, Mormons, slavery collide in 'Storms Gather' novel
Book review, Mormons, slavery collide in 'Storms Gather' novel. Print; Font [+] [-]. Leave a comment ». By Melissa DeMoux. For the Deseret News. Published: Saturday, Nov. 3 2012 5:00 a.m. MDT. "A Nation Divided" is a book by Robert Marcum. Covenant ...

Book review: Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity
Book review: Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity. Print Email. 2012-11-03T08:11:00Z Book review: Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and StupidityBy Terri Schlichenmeyer pantagraph.com. 19 minutes ago • By ...

Book Review: “Death on the Pedernales: A Bill Travis Mystery” by George Wier
It was supposed to be a simple flying lesson when Bill Travis and Denise Lipscomb lifted off the runway in Austin for the short flight to the small town of Trantor's Crossing fifty miles away. The plan is to practice touch and go landings at the small ...

Book Review: My Escape. An Autobiography by Benoite Groult
I admit, to my shame, that I had not heard of Benoite Groult before reading her autobiography My Escape. Having read it I want to know more, read more of her work and, strangely enough, I feel compelled to travel to Brittany to visit again the seashore ...

BOOK REVIEW:'Who's the Fairest of Them All?'
Stephen Moore's latest book, “Who's the Fairest of Them All?: The Truth About Opportunity, Taxes, and Wealth in America,” fairly sets our liberal friends straight on the issue that seems to be confusing President Obama and the general American public a ...

Book review: 'My Home Pharmacy' offers natural remedies
Book review: 'My Home Pharmacy' offers natural remedies. Print; Font [+] [-]. Leave a comment ». By Diony George. For the Deseret News. Published: Saturday, Nov. 3 2012 3:00 p.m. MDT. "My Home Pharmacy: How Foods and Herbs Can Be Your Medicine' ...

Book Review: TANKGIRL – CARIOCA
Well, if you are a fan of the myth, the legend, the kick-ass, awesomeness that is Tank Girl, you'd probably like to know 'bout her newest book coming out through Titan Books, right? Well, thankfully I got a copy and I've read it already. …wait for it ...

Book Review: My Escape: An Autobiography by Benoite Groult
I admit, to my shame, that I had not heard of Benoite Groult before reading her autobiography My Escape. Having read it I want to know more, read more of her work and, strangely enough, I feel compelled to travel to Brittany to visit again the seashore ...

Book Review: Hendrix on Hendrix: Interviews and Encounters with Jimi Hendrix ...
Book Review: Hendrix on Hendrix: Interviews and Encounters with Jimi Hendrix ...

Book Review: Making an Impression Designing and Creating Artful Stamps by ...
Book Review: Making an Impression Designing and Creating Artful Stamps by ...

Book Review: Gerritsen's latest a well-crafted thriller
12:00 AM. Book Review: Gerritsen's latest a well-crafted thriller. By FRANK O SMITH. Tess Gerritsen knows how to hook readers early. In "Last to Die," her latest installment of her Rizzoli & Isles suspense series, the opening sentence reads: "On the ...

Book Review: The Forgotten Affairs of Youth by Alexander McCall Smith
If your idea of mystery fiction runs to the hardboiled detective or even the sleuth blessed with an abundance of little gray cells, you may be disappointed with The Forgotten Affairs of Youth, the eighth novel in Alexander McCall Smith's Isabel ...

Book Review: Heavenly Hugs: Comfort, Support, and Hope From The Afterlife by ...
Book Review: Heavenly Hugs: Comfort, Support, and Hope From The Afterlife by ...

Book review: Telegraph Avenue
“The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay,” his Pulitzer-Prize-winning masterwork, examines our immigrant culture at mid-20th century through the worlds of New York and comic books. “Telegraph Avenue” looks at our blended cultures in California, our ...

Book Review | Round About the Earth: Circling globe has long lured the ...
Book Review | Round About the Earth: Circling globe has long lured the ...

Book review: Emily Freeman helps readers draw closer to Christ in 'Becoming His'
Book review: Emily Freeman helps readers draw closer to Christ in 'Becoming His'. Print; Font [+] [-]. Leave a comment ». By James Holt. For the Deseret News. Published: Sunday, Nov. 4 2012 5:00 a.m. MST. Emily Freeman, of Lehi, is the author of ...

Book Review:A Comparative Analysis of Media and Media Laws in Pakistan
Ms Yasmeen Aftab Ali's "Comparative analysis of Media and Media Laws in Pakistan' is designed as a hand book to serve students of Mass communication for better understanding concepts and laws related to this field . It deliberates upon the social ...

Book Review: Echoes of Earth
This spectacular photo-journal records the ten-year adventure of author L. Sue Baugh and traveling companion Lynn Marinelli, as they visit the sites of the oldest rocks on the planet. Sue and Lynn are not scientists, but writers and artists, who may ...

Book review | Flight Behavior: Novelist deemed preachy
... Video · Podcasts · Today's Paper. Hot Links: Presidential campaign visits · Campaign Ad Watch · Early voting info · Voters guide · Cast your votes ... on football · Home · Life & Entertainment · Books; Book review | Flight Behavior: Novelist deemed ...

Book Review: Tell Everyone I Said Hi by Chad Simpson
When you crack open Tell Everyone I Said Hi (2012, The University of Iowa Press) the first short story you will encounter is just a page long. It's a scene, really, of one more incident in an assumed litany of transgressions in which the family's black ...

Book Review: If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home by Lucy Worsley
How do you romp through a millennia or so of British history, painting a picture of life, events and characters? Heading away from the usual lists of kings and queens, or thematic examination of classes and groups in society, Lucy Worsley's gone for ...

Book Review: Accidental Assassin by Chris Elgood
I love to read and I love to discover new authors. Accidental Assassin was originally published in 2006 and then republished in 2011. What attracted me to this book was the unusual storyline, how could Chris Elgood possibly pull off a story chronicling ...

Book Review: Instant: The Story of Polaroid by Christopher Bonanos
In an age where people migrate to digital books read on electronic devices, along comes a modern history lesson, in a full-color format that needs to be read by today's tech-crazed users of Instagram and cell phono cameras. Step back in time to the ...

Book Review: The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue
When we think about the first wave of feminists, we tend to be thinking not so much of the first pioneers, but of the later, radical women, the suffragettes and the truly freethinking women Sheila Rowbotham portrayed in Dreamers of the New Day. Yet in ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Twentysomething': Parents Complaining About the Younger ...
BOOK REVIEW: 'Twentysomething': Parents Complaining About the Younger ...


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