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The Icarus Syndrome uses the Greek myth of Icarus to illustrate American foreign policy shortcomings following World War I, Vietnam, and Iraq.
Even those who rarely read poetry in the course of an average day will usually be willing to ponder some sad, poignant, or inspirational elegiac verse upon the occasion of a loved one’s death.
The question that the title of this book inspires—Did baseball grow out of cricket?—receives a clear answer here: no, the two games are “sporting cousins.”
Fatima Bhutto has a unique perspective. In fact, she is the only person in the world who could write this story—and thank goodness she is.
The filmmaker and trash culture maven John Waters still has in his possession a junior-high-school yearbook in which one of his teachers wrote: “To someone who can, but doesn’t.” Recently arrived a
Don’t be fooled by this breezy and entertaining book; there are valuable lessons to be learned here.
the inciting incidentScene: Arc d’ Triumph. Jude Law meets Gabriel
Garcia Marquez, calls him Gabo.
Marquez slaps the boy and calls him puta,
Andrew Ross Sorkin’s Too Big to Fail left a clear impression that Sorkin has to a great extent merely repeated the words of some of the government and business titans who played major role
My Child Has Autism: What Parents Need to Know attempts to sum up in a single volume answers to the myriad questions that parents with an autistic child might have.
Spring training has begun, which also means that the corresponding flooding is about to occur: flooding of the market with baseball books, that is.
"As difficult as our choices are today, they will be more difficult tomorrow."
When they literally were “just kids,” Patti Smith, poet and rock star, and Robert Mapplethorpe, photographer and sexual provocateur, showed signs of the artists they would eventually become.
Right off the bat, I have a confession to make: I do a weekly question and answer radio show and the idea of having ONE book that can tell me how to grow practically everything, well, it would be a
Reading this book will change someone else’s life, because once you’ve become aware of the persistent and pervasive enslavement, rape, abuse, torture, and neglect of women in the world and how to
For those of us who have endured a particularly long, cruel winter, the return of spring and the promise of fresh, seasonal vegetables from the local farmers’ market is sheer joy. That first bite
Krista Tippett has spent the past decade interviewing people about religion and spiritual ethics as the host of public radio’s “Speaking of Faith.” Einstein’s God is an edited selection fr
Crush It!, while not being a one-fits-all, is a book that covers the secret of how to turn your passion into a business. Vaynerchuck states that anyone can do this.
Despite our economic malaise, one industry has emerged and continues to thrive: the publication of books about our economic malaise.
Even in the 21st century, relatively little is known about schizophrenia.
(The Lyons Press, 2008)
The title says it all, and the book delivers what is on the label. According to the blurb on the back cover, Leslie Goldman, MPH, is a health writer for the American Medical Association.
Author John Caird is an impressively credentialed theater man.
As words for this review materialize upon the screen, Mötley Crüe’s Greatest Hits’ crunches and screams in the background, raucous and direct in the commutation from auditory to written form.