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Homeward Bound

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Homeward Bound

“Homeward Bound” by Emily Matchar (Simon & Schuster, $26) Reviewed by Ealish Waddell   Domesticity is having a cultural moment. More and more Americans are embracing “old-fashioned” skills of cooking, sewing, crafting, gardening and child-rearing, and increasingly...

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Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield

“Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield” by Jeremy Scahill (Nation Books, $29.99) Reviewed by Larry Cox   Award-winning journalist Jeremy Scahill’s latest book is a sober assessment of how our country has changed since 9/11. Disturbing,...

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The Still Point of the Turning World

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

The Still Point of the Turning World

“The Still Point of the Turning World” By Emily Rapp (Penguin Press, $25.95) Reviewed by Rose M. Croke   Life is challenging for everyone in different ways. In “The Still Point of the Turning World,” author Emily...

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The Bankers’ New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do About It

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

The Bankers’ New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do About It

“The Bankers’ New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do About It” by Anat Admati and Martin Hellwig (Princeton University Press, $29.95) Reviewed by Larry Cox   Anat Admati, a professor of finance and economics...

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The Kissing Booth

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

The Kissing Booth

“The Kissing Booth” by Beth Reekles (Random House, $8.99) Reviewed by Ealish Waddell   Rochelle’s had a crush on Noah Flynn for years, but lately he’s been acting weird. He claims he just thinks of her as...

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Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story

“Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story” by Carol Burnett (Simon & Schuster, $24.99) Reviewed by Larry Cox   Most people are aware of the amazing Carol Burnett and her extraordinary career. What many might not know...

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“The Stud Book”

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

“The Stud Book”

“The Stud Book” By Monica Drake (Hogarth, $25) Reviewed by Rose McAllister Croke   Parenthood is so often portrayed on television and in books as the shiny, happy road most taken. In “The Stud Book,” parenthood is...

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LIFE With the Beatles: Inside Beatlemania

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

LIFE With the Beatles: Inside Beatlemania

“LIFE With the Beatles: Inside Beatlemania” by their Official Photographer, Robert Whitaker (Life Books, $39.95) Reviewed by Larry Cox   The impact of the Beatles cannot be overstated. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr...

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Wool

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Wool

“Wool” by Hugh Howey (Simon & Schuster, $26) Reviewed by Ealish Waddell   As long as anyone can remember, there has been the Silo. A lone oasis in a toxic, uninhabitable wasteland, the silo contains everything its...

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The Chronicles of Downton Abbey: A New Era

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

The Chronicles of Downton Abbey: A New Era

“The Chronicles of Downton Abbey: A New Era” by Jessica Fellowes & Matthew Strugis (St. Martin’s Press, $29.99) Reviewed by Larry Cox   “Upstairs, Downstairs” was a British television series set in a London townhouse in Belgravia...

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