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Book Reviews

The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur

“The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur” by Mark Perry (Basic Books, $29.99) Reviewed by Larry Cox   Even a half-century after his death, Gen. Douglas MacArthur remains one of the most controversial...

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The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

“The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results” by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan (Bard Press, $24.95) Reviewed by Molly Ford   If your day-to-day life is feeling like a treadmill where everything is urgent...

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Jack the Ripper: The Forgotten Victims

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Jack the Ripper: The Forgotten Victims

“Jack the Ripper: The Forgotten Victims” by Paul Begg & John Bennett (Yale University Press, $35) Reviewed by Larry Cox   More than 100 non-fiction books have been written about Jack the Ripper and a series of...

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The Daring Ladies of Lowell

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

The Daring Ladies of Lowell

“The Daring Ladies of Lowell” by Kate Alcott (Doubleday, $25.95) Reviewed by Ealish Waddell   America of 1832 doesn’t offer many opportunities for a girl to make her own way, so farm girl Alice is elated to...

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Chronicling the West for Harper’s: Coast to Coast with Frenzeny & Tavernier in 1873-1874

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Chronicling the West for Harper’s: Coast to Coast with Frenzeny & Tavernier in 1873-1874

“Chronicling the West for Harper’s: Coast to Coast with Frenzeny & Tavernier in 1873-1874″ by Claudine Chalmers (University of Oklahoma Press, $45) Reviewed by Larry Cox   During the summer of 1873, two artists, Paul Frenzeny and...

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The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business

“The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business” by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen (Random House, $26.95) Reviewed by Molly Ford   “The New Digital Age” describes a vision of what life will...

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The Heart Health Bible: The 5-Step Plan to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

The Heart Health Bible: The 5-Step Plan to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

“The Heart Health Bible: The 5-Step Plan to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease” by John M. Kennedy, M.D. (Da Capo, $15.99 softbound) Reviewed by Larry Cox   It’s no secret that heart disease is the No. 1...

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The Splendour Falls

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

The Splendour Falls

“The Splendour Falls” by Susanna Kearsley (Sourcebooks Landmark, $16.99) by Ealish Waddell   Even though it was his idea to have a holiday in France in the first place, Emily isn’t surprised when her cousin isn’t there...

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life; and One Summer: America, 1927

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

At Home: A Short History of Private Life; and One Summer: America, 1927

“At Home: A Short History of Private Life” by Bill Bryson (Doubleday, $40)   “One Summer: America, 1927″ by Bill Bryson (Doubleday, $28.95) Reviewed by Larry Cox   Bill Bryson was born in Iowa in 1951. He...

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Hands-Free Mama: A Guide to Putting Down the Phone, Burning the To-Do List, and Letting Go of Perfection to Grasp What Really Matters!

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Hands-Free Mama: A Guide to Putting Down the Phone, Burning the To-Do List, and Letting Go of Perfection to Grasp What Really Matters!

“Hands-Free Mama: A Guide to Putting Down the Phone, Burning the To-Do List, and Letting Go of Perfection to Grasp What Really Matters!” by Rachel Macy Stafford (Zondervan, $15.99) Reviewed by Molly Ford   If you find...

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