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Yes Please

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Yes Please

“Yes Please” By Amy Poehler (Harper Collins, $28.99) Reviewed by Molly Ford   Whether you know Amy Poehler from “Parks and Recreation,” “Saturday Night Live” or one of her movies, most of America has smiled at least...

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A Family of the Land: The Texas Photography of Guy Gillette

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

A Family of the Land: The Texas Photography of Guy Gillette

“A Family of the Land: The Texas Photography of Guy Gillette” by Andy Wilkinson (University of Oklahoma Press, $29.95) Reviewed by Larry Cox Nothing can capture a time and a place quite like a photograph. For Guy...

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Catification

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Catification

“Catification” By Jackson Galaxy and Kate Benjamin (Penguin Group, $21.95) Reviewed by Ealish Waddell Viewers of Animal Planet’s “My Cat From Hell” know Jackson Galaxy as the guy with the guitar case full of cat toys and...

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Arts and Crafts: Living With the Arts & Crafts Style

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Arts and Crafts: Living With the Arts & Crafts Style

“Arts and Crafts: Living With the Arts & Crafts Style” by Judith Miller (Miller’s/Mitchell Beazley, $39.99) Reviewed by Larry Cox   Beginning in the late 19th century, Arts & Crafts became one of the most influential movements...

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I Like Giving

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

I Like Giving

“I Like Giving” by Brad Formsma (WaterBrook Press, $14.99) Reviewed by Chris Richcreek   Truth be told, as books go, “I Like Giving” might make you throw up. In a good way, if such a thing exists....

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The Simpson Family History: A Celebration of Television’s Favorite Family

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

The Simpson Family History: A Celebration of Television’s Favorite Family

“The Simpson Family History: A Celebration of Television’s Favorite Family” by Matt Groening (Abrams, $35) Reviewed by Larry Cox   It is almost impossible to imagine American pop culture without or before “The Simpsons.” Since its debut...

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Falling Sky

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Falling Sky

“Falling Sky” by Rajan Khanna (Pyr, $17) Reviewed by Ealish Waddell   The surface of the Earth has become the domain of the Ferals — animalistic, zombie-like humans taken over by the mysterious virus known as the...

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Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America’s First Bohemians

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America’s First Bohemians

“Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America’s First Bohemians” by Justin Martin (Da Capo Press, $27.99) Reviewed by Larry Cox   Justin Martin has blown the dust off of the New York City of the pre-Civil War era....

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I Want My MTV

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

I Want My MTV

“I Want My MTV” by Rob Tannenbaum and Craig Marks (Plume, $20) By Chris Richcreek   If the MTV era of the 1980s meant something to you, if it was an essential part of your musical and...

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Smart Cookie: Transform Store-Bought Cookies Into Amazing Treats & Hello Kitty Crochet

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Smart Cookie: Transform Store-Bought Cookies Into Amazing Treats & Hello Kitty Crochet

“Smart Cookie: Transform Store-Bought Cookies Into Amazing Treats” by Christi Farr Johnstone (Running Press, $16)   “Hello Kitty Crochet” by Mei Li Lee (Quirk Books, $14.95) Reviewed by Larry Cox   Two new books are aimed at...

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