Writers’ Lives, Jack O’Brien, Pushcart Prize XXXIX, & Lots Lots More | Arts & Humanities Reviews

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Interviews with authors, performers, and thinkers for the New York Times Book Review’s recurring By the Book feature, O’Brien’s exuberant, charming account of his career, a continuation of the series’ classic tradition.

Poet Boland Masters Language, A History of Western Music Notation, Interviews with Joni Mitchell, & More | Arts & Humanities Reviews

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A superb poetry collection not to be missed, full of exquisite language, music, knowledge and emotion; Kelly’s subject has bedeviled music students for generations; a valuable portrayal of an enduring artist.

Campbell on Neil Gaiman, Poetry from Hirsch, Byron Studies, & More | Arts & Humanities Reviews

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Gaiman fans will be hanging on every word and illustration for a deeper insight into his eccentric genius, Hirsch constructs a personal history of grief that admits the full range of parental experience, a dramatic literary history ideal for readers interested in Romantic-era writing

Neo-Impressionist Art, A Love Letter to Gatsby, Coco Chanel Bio, & More | Arts & Humanities Reviews

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A beautiful, scholarly, yet accessible book that’s not only a catalog but a pioneering work, So We Read On is bursting with intellectual energy and fun facts, a highly readable biography secures a prominent place among countless books on Chanel

Beethoven, Maeve Binchy, James Brown, plus Triathlon Training & Triumphant Musicals | Arts & Humanities Reviews

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Holland, Tom & Amy Goodson. Swim, Bike, Run—Eat: The Complete Guide to Fueling Your Triathlon. Fair Winds: Quarto. 2014. 192p. photos. index. ISBN 9781592336067. pap. $22.99. SPORTS This book speaks to the importance of proper body fueling during a triathlon and covers four key components: an understanding of basic nutrition, fueling during training and during […]

Hollywood History, Comedy Writers on Humor, Creative Crafting, & More | Arts & Humanities Reviews

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Foodies and celebrity watchers alike will be delighted by this walk through Hollywood drinking history, Sack’s collection is full of great moments, Werker provides a look at the internal voices that keep people from expressing their creativity

Women in Game of Thrones, Pollock Bio, Philology’s Worth, & More | Arts & Humanities Reviews

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Frankel’s impressively researched work is highly recommended reading for fans of both book and small-screen series, This Is Pollock is refreshing and honest, scholars and students will find Turner’s volume rewarding.

Philosophy, June 2014 | Best Sellers

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Storyteller Keillor, Photographer Felver, Composer Schwartz, World Cup Roundup, & More | Arts & Humanities Reviews

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Keillor finds the small kernel of humor that makes life enjoyable, a visually stimulating American Jukebox, Laird’s definitive musical analysis of Schwartz’s incredible career, Who Invented the Bicycle Kick looks at the lighter side of soccer

Makos on Korean War Heroism, Moynahan on the Siege of Leningrad, Panetta on Government, & More | Barbara’s Picks, Prepub Alert, Oct. 2014, Pt. 5

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Kaplan, Eric. Does Santa Exist?: A Philosophical Investigation. Dutton. Oct. 2014. 288p. ISBN 9780525954392. $20. PHILOSOPHY Candidate for a PhD in philosophy at Berkeley, as well as co-executive producer of and writer for the hit TV sitcom The Big Bang Theory, Kaplan has the tools to make accessible some big philosophical questions: how are our […]

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