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 (Little, Brown and Company, September 2006) The Beautiful Fall has been classified “pop culture” but it is more much a chronicle of the parallel lives of two of the most famous designers of

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John Paul Stevens: An Independent Life by Bill Barnhart and Gene Schlickman is a scholarly and well-researched book about one of the United States Supreme Court’s most memorable justices.

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Well over a year passed between the publication of Niall Ferguson’s The Ascent of Money in hardcover and the paperback text reviewed here.

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As a follow-up to his wildly successful Duct Tape Marketing, John Jantsch’s newest book, The Referral Engine, manages to build on his previous success with a book that is not only

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In her memoir, My Life in France, Julia Child wrote, “One of the secrets, and pleasures, of cooking is to learn to correct something if it goes awry; and one of the lessons is to grin and bear it i

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If you are a reader of Maxim, then Gillian Telling’s name may be familiar since she is their sex columnist.

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There’s something delightfully intrusive about peering into the lives of literary heroes of the past, reading their private correspondence and conducting forensic examinations of their everyday liv

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Unless you are a regular reader of the New York Times weekly column “The Minimalist,” you've probably never heard of Mark Bittman.

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Steven Rattner is known in New York circles as an operator.

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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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Welcome to Redneck economics and philosophy. If Mr. and Ms.

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An old adage warns against judging a book by its cover, but a title should avoid being a miscue to the prospective reader. In this case, unfortunately, the title could do just that.

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After an economic meltdown, a decade of war in the Middle East, and an Old Testament geyser in the gulf, we face a fork in the road of our national journey: Are our institutions—be they government,

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Kevin Walsh is a scratch golfer and a television journalist working in Boston.

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Providence has its signature upon everything of value, tangible and intangible.

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While it is true that you can’t judge a book by its cover, it is also true that titles can be equally misleading.

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Under the command of General Joe Johnston, the Army of Tennessee blocked Union General Sherman’s invasion of Georgia and his move toward Atlanta.

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One of the most accurate and inaccurate criticisms leveled at the romance genre is that they are all the same.

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H. Donald Winkler has researched the lives of nineteen daring women who changed the outcome of Civil War battles.

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