Nonfiction Previews, Mar. 2013, Pt. 1: Simon Armitage, Billy Crystal, Beverly Donofrio, Linda Greenlaw

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Armitage, Simon. Walking Home: A Poet’s Journey. Liveright: Norton. Mar. 2013. 224p. ISBN 9780871404169. $24.95. MEMOIR A multi-award-winning British poet (he’s even a Commander of the Order of the British Empire and was named Millennium Poet, writing a 1000-line poem), Armitage is a superb storyteller in all forms. He’s written novels, an opera libretto, and […]

Nonfiction Previews, Feb. 2013, Pt. 4: Animals, Food, and the Arts

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Arnot, Bob. The Aztec Diet. Morrow. Feb. 2013. 304p. ISBN 9780062124050. $25.99. HEALTH/DIET What has eight times the omega-3s of salmon, six times more calcium than milk, three times more iron than spinach, 15 times more magnesium than broccoli, four times more selenium than flax, and five grams of fiber in just 70 calories? The […]

Fiction Previews, Feb. 2013, Pt. 2: Debut Novels, Including Roger Hobbs’s Frankfurt Hit, Ghostman

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Amin, Manisha Jolie. Dancing to the Flute. Atria: S. & S. Feb. 2013. NAp. ISBN 9781451672046. pap. $15. CD/downloadable: S. & S. Audio. POP FICTION Born in Kenya to Indian parents, Amin grew up in Australia listening to her mother spin out Indian folktales as her father played the flute. So you can tell what […]

Barbara’s Picks, Feb. 2013, Pt. 1: New Thriller Author Saville, plus Gretel Ehrlich, James Lasdun, & Alexander Stille

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Barbara’s Picks, Feb. 2013, Pt. 1: New Thriller Author Saville, plus Gretel Ehrlich, James Lasdun, & Alexander Stille

Nonfiction Previews, Jan. 2013, Pt. 3: Eight History Titles from Taylor Branch, David Graeber, Simon Garfield, & More

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Nonfiction Previews, Jan. 2013, Pt. 3: Eight History Titles from Taylor Branch, David Graeber, Simon Garfield, & More

Barbara’s Picks, Dec. 2012, Pt. 2: Sebastian Faulks, Scott W. Berg, George Howe Colt

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Barbara’s Picks, Dec. 2012, Pt. 2: Sebastian Faulks, Scott W. Berg, George Howe Colt

Three Great Leaders: Manchester’s Churchill, Meacham’s Jefferson, Von Drehle’s Lincoln

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Three Great Leaders: Manchester’s Churchill, Meacham’s Jefferson, Von Drehle’s Lincoln

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

Barbara’s Picks, August 2012, Pt. 3: Black, Fossum, Semple, Bass, Mishra

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Barbara’s Picks, August 2012, Pt. 3: Black, Fossum, Semple, Bass, Mishra

Nonfiction Previews, August 2012, Pt. 3: A Paul Auster Memoir and Serious Scholarship About Marilyn Monroe

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Nonfiction Previews, August 2012, Pt. 3: A Paul Auster Memoir and Serious Scholarship About Marilyn Monroe

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