“Robert Kanigel knits together a handsome pattern as he traces the inherent drama within the destinies on the page—and in recollection by themselves and others—of the Blasket Islanders.
“Simon Doonan seems to be living in a world of yesterday when it comes to gay consciousness, gay accomplishments, and human (gay and non-gay) rights to the point that, when he mentions arti
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“It’s too bad, really, that Against Thrift fails at its most basic level. Dr. Livingston is daring, original, obviously well read, and—to a liberal reader—well intentioned.
“Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the Divine scans rituals so venerable they lack inventors, and doctrines so fresh he watches them evolve in real time.”
“In order to dramatically illustrate the effectiveness of the malaria campaign, Mr.
“The nine short works are not all theater masterworks, but they are a fair representation of the spectrum of styles and subjects being examined by contemporary playwrights.”
“[Gretel Wachtel’s] defiance of the Gestapo and her willingness to serve time in a concentration camp gives Ms.
“. . . teeming with passion and steam and the love-of-a-lifetime-is-doomed tension that results in a dramatic happy ending.
“The Deepening Crisis is an ambitious book but it falls short on delivery. . . .
“Before the Paparazzi is the Pulitzer Prize-nominated press photographer Arty Pomerantz’s love letter to the art of press photography during a different time, in a world that no lo
“Peter Eichstaedt’s Consuming the Congo is a comprehensive and thorough exposure of brutality that has not been equaled since the genocide in Rwanda. . . .
“If he would just inject a little humor and poke a little fun at the French, Mr.
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A father hits his wife while grieving the loss of his son. Overcome with guilt, he wanders for days in the woods and nearly dies.
Little Princes by Conor Grennan is what happens when passion, talent, and a desire to change the world spill onto the page.
“It was as if Gloria was sabotaging herself, Sam thought. Well, they were both sabotaging themselves, just going about it from opposite directions.”
This is the first of Lorraine Heath’s latest series, featuring three brothers dubbed “the greatest lovers in England.” In Passions of a Wicked Earl, she certainly makes her case for Morgan
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