Nonfiction Previews, Oct. 2013, Pt. 4: English History, World War I, World War II, and a Thatcher Biography

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Ackroyd, Peter. Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I. Thomas Dunne Bks: St. Martin’s. Oct. 2013. 512p. ISBN 9781250003621. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781250037596. HISTORY Ackroyd, who is responsible for books like London: The Biography, offers the second in his “History of England” series. His skills as a novelist will doubtless come […]

Barbara’s Picks, Oct. 2013, Pt. 2: Fiction from Daniel Alarcón, James Franco, Kathleen Kent, David Leavitt, & Valerie Plame

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Alarcón, Daniel. At Night We Walk in Circles. Riverhead: Penguin Group (USA). Oct. 2013. 400p. ISBN 9781594631719. $27.95. LITERARY A PEN/Hemingway finalist and one of The New Yorker’s 20 under 40, Alarcón is being primed for a breakout with this second novel. At age eight, as his country descends into civil war, Nelson hears a […]

Nonfiction Previews, Oct. 2013, Pt. 2: Kennedy & Lincoln

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Kennedy, Caroline. Rose Kennedy’s Family Album: From the Fitzgerald Kennedy Private Collection, 1878–1946. Grand Central. Oct. 2013. 304p. ISBN 9781455544806. $40. PHOTO ESSAY Dating from 1878 through 1946, the 400-plus photographs in this volume are never-before-seen images drawn from the private collection of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, showing her growing family in its most intimate moments […]

Fiction Previews, November 2012, Pt. 2: Millet, Easterbrook, and Madame Butterfly’s Son

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Fiction Previews, November 2012, Pt. 2: Millet, Easterbrook, and Madame Butterfly’s Son

Nonfiction Previews, November 2012, Pt. 2: Lil Wayne, Downton Abbey, & Courtney Love

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Nonfiction Previews, November 2012, Pt. 2: Lil Wayne, Downton Abbey, & Courtney Love

Fiction Previews, September 2012, Pt. 3: Clark, Kincaid, Palma, Russinovich

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Fiction Previews, September 2012, Pt. 3: Clark, Kincaid, Palma, Russinovich

Fiction Previews, August 2012, Pt. 3: Kenyon and Hurwitz Return, Sandi Tan Offers First Fiction

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Fiction Previews, August 2012, Pt. 3: Kenyon and Hurwitz Return, Sandi Tan Offers First Fiction

Barbara’s Picks, Jun. 2012, Pt. 3: From Richard Ford to David Maraniss on Obama

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Barbara’s Picks, Jun. 2012, Pt. 3: From Richard Ford to David Maraniss on Obama

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