Inside the Autistic Mind, Fiction from Oates, Leadership Autobiog, & More | Audiobook Reviews

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Listener’s beware, Higashida’s Reason I Jump is emotionally affecting; a quintessential Oates tragedy with an empathetic narration; how Navy lieutenant Redman went from being a self-centered guy to a functioning leader

A Well-Researched and Detailed Work on Charlie Chaplin | Xpress Reviews

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Readers looking to work in film will find inspiration in this extremely well-researched and detailed work on the career of Charlie Chaplin

Literary Suspense from Joss, Kolbert on Extinctions, The Age of Amazon According to Stone | Audiobook Reviews

Our picnics in the sun

Reviews of Morag Joss’s Our Picnics in the Sun, Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction, Brad Stone’s The Everything Store, Yossi Klein Halevi’s Like Dreamers, Ari Shavit’s My Promised Land, and a list of titles from the April 1 issue.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, April 4, 2014

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The arts and crafts movement in Deerfield, MA; Josephine Baker and her extended family of adopted children; a nontraditional discussion of psychotropic drugs

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, March 28, 2014

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Week ending March 28, 2014 Boone, Lauri. Superfoods for Life: Chia. Fair Winds. 2014. 192p. photos. index. ISBN 9781592335725. pap. $18.99; ebk. ISBN 9781610589246. HEALTH Chia is an edible seed that comes from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, grown in Mexico and dating back to Mayan and Aztec cultures. “Chia” means strength, and folklore has […]

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, March 21, 2014

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Ellis’s title is highly recommended for readers interested in securing significant college scholarships; fans of author Henry Miller and his works will appreciate Hoyle’s debut

Audio Reviews | March 1, 2014

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Reviews of Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings, Alexander McCall Smith’s The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, Rosalind Wiseman’s Masterminds & Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World, Mark Billingham’s Sleepyhead and Scaredy Cat, Jeff Guinn’s Manson, Anne Rule’s Practice To Deceive, and a list of titles from the March 1 issue.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, March 14, 2014

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Artists in their studio habitats, how to take great photographs, a treasure for lovers of Chagall’s work, an exhibit catalog for art historians and Japanophiles, a guide for the hare-raising among us, a historic crime in our 50th state

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, March 7, 2014

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An essential work from Mettler on higher education inequality and the basis of the Robin Hood legend

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, February 28, 2014

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A thoughtful view of the role of art in our society, a hefty tome on the life of Ingrid Bergman, dogs and New York together, a useful title for all travelers

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