“What an inspiring story; and so well told. I could not put it down, despite knowing the ending.
“Buskers is . . . an affirmation of all [the Weinsteins] have endured to get where they are and an inspiration to aspiring musicians everywhere.
“. . . you, darling, will positively love reading The House in France: A Memoir by Gully Wells. . . . as F.
“Sitting Pretty is filled with enough anecdotes to keep movie fans happy and intimate details enough for gossip fans as well.”
“When he was only five years old, the Cuban-American writer Oscar Hijuelos lost the Spanish language, and with it his sense of himself as Cuban.
“a fascinating, illuminating, engaging story of what it takes to be successful at the highest levels.
“Such promise. Such disappointment. . . .
“Simply put, a book that lingers, chapter after chapter, on the merits of other works, novels, shorts stories, memoirs and nonfiction, must itself be able to withstand comparisons to these
“Sex, Mom, and God is a puzzling and disturbing book.”
“The author offers considerable insight into the political climate in the country at that time—particularly President Woodrow Wilson’s tormented conscience regarding entry into the fray.”
Écoutez et répétez. Listen and repeat.
“While Waltzing with the Enemy contains an historic and personal account of life during the Holocaust, it also delves into the lasting repercussions such tragedies provoke in futur
“This biography is a comprehensive journal of Frederick Law Olmsted’s life written with great precision and exhaustive historical specifications; but these elements do not get in the way of
Not Dead & Not for Sale tells the tale of false starts and unfinished business—the heartbreak of true genius both realized and wasted and the ongoing battle against indelible demons.
The title is a bit of a misnomer. The subtitle is more accurate.
Christopher Hitchens. The name alone is polarizing. Mentioning it causes some to spontaneously applaud, others to spontaneously combust.
Taking a one-year sabbatical off from a high-flying advertising career to explore the potential of a range of minimum-wage jobs might not be a possibility, or even a vaguely conceived idea for ever
How might a woman harvest meaning from the rich and devastating complexities of her life? In The Late Interiors, Marjorie Sandor explores this question.
Biographer Michael Feeney Callan gives a strong indication of what we may expect from his new work, an exhaustively researched volume on the career of actor, filmmaker, and champion of independent
Right up front, Jennifer Grant tells her readers that she was very resistant to the idea of writing a book about her father.
This is one nurse’s story, but should be required reading for any nurse, nursing student, or individual who is spiritually seeking after a time of loss.
Grace Balogh is almost 30 years old before she found out her birthday was April 6th and not the 16th.
In the Information Age, the sacred bonds of tech hookups trump the holy vows of matrimony.
Were I suddenly granted the power to assemble the greatest dinner party in history, Oriana Fallaci would most certainly occupy a seat at the table.