Nonfiction

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The word Evil is displayed in huge red font on the cover of Baldacci’s latest thriller. This display could not be more appropriate.

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Although there are many other fields in which it matters, sports is probably the most obvious and most widely recognized area of human endeavor in which clutch performance is observed, studied, and

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In Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women, Rebecca Traister follows key women involved in the 2008 Presidential election, to tell the story “about the country

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When a child is comes into this world, a mother’s heart is filled with joy and unconditional love. No more is that revealed than in Ms. Humphrey’s book, A Mother’s Promise.

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Can a cook’s shelves hold too many ice cream books? Not with summer looming, and not if there’s still space for The Ciao Bella Book.

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Diana Gabaldon writes in the beginning of her first graphic novel, The Exile, that her mother taught her to read by the age of three by reading her comic books.

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There are many ways to parse the sources of success in this world.

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The words “Armenia” and “bittersweet” have been a natural pairing for the people of that country and its diaspora.

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Anderson, Kumar and Narus have written a pretty good book.

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“When I’m bored I feel very old, and since I’m extremely bored with you, I’m going to be a thousand years old in five minutes. . . .”

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If you slept through high-school chemistry, this is your chance to learn about the Periodic Table in a truly painless and highly entertaining way.

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Ophelia Field was born in Australia to American parents and now lives in London with her partner and children.

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Norman Doidge’s book, The Brain That Changes Itself, helps to usher in a new branch of brain science called neuroplasticity.

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 “All I wanted to do in this book was to sell you
on being the artist you already are.”

 

Naked honesty is becoming—a rare and beautiful fashion, suited perfectly to the mind of a writer.

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“If the man doesn’t believe as we do, we say he is a crank, and that settles it. I mean, it does nowadays, because now we can’t burn him.” —Mark Twain

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There was a time, up until the early 1980s, when someone of relatively modest means could, if interested, buy the great wines of Burgundy, the grand crus and premier crus, on a fairly regular basis

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With multinational corporations firmly ensconced as the evil raptors of our economy, small businesses have now become the red, white, and blue of a new commercial patriotism.

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Spider Silk: Evolution and 400 Million Years of Spinning, Waiting, Snagging, and Mating is an interesting, well-researched book about the history and development of spiders.

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For parents of children with autism, life is filled with intense scheduling—visits to doctors’ offices, occupational, physical and speech therapies, that side trip to the natural foods grocer for t

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Golden Ages are slippery things, confirmed only in hindsight. Did Rembrandt and Vermeer realize they would be remembered as the Dutch Masters?

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“Get your score card! Can’t tell the players without a score card!” The sounds of summer. In an election year, the sounds of the world politic.

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The press release for this military action thriller states that James Hannibal had to write the book on an “un-networked” laptop and then personally take the manuscript to Whiteman Air Force Base i

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 At the outset of this review this reviewer should confess his prejudices: he is a fan of C. K. Williams.

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For most of us, it wouldn’t seem like summer without fresh, ripe tomatoes.

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