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Axelrod, David. Believer: My Forty Years in Politics. Penguin Pr. Feb. 2015. 416p. ISBN 9781594205873. $29.95. CD: Penguin Audio. MEMOIR After eight years as a reporter and columnist for the Chicago Tribune, Axelrod switched lanes to become a political consultant, strategizing for over 150 local, state, and national campaigns. His clients have included Barack Obama, […]
Aczel on Science and Religion, Hadlow on King George III, Jessye Norman on Her Life, & More | Nonfiction Previews, May 2014, Pt. 5
Aczel, Amir. Why Science Does Not Disprove God. Morrow. Apr. 2014. 288p. ISBN 9780062230591. $27.99. SCIENCE/RELIGION Aczel, the award-winning author of Fermat’s Last Theorem and recipient of a doctoral degree in mathematics from Berkeley, profoundly disagrees with the decree by the so-called New Atheists that modern breakthroughs in science prove that there is no God. […]
Brewster, Joe & Michèle Stephenson. American Promise: Raising Black Boys To Succeed in School and in Life. Spiegel & Grau. Jan. 2014. 400p. ISBN 9780812994483. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780812994490. EDUCATION The black male achievement gap is a real problem even for successful parents like Harvard-trained psychiatrist Brewster and Columbia Law School graduate Stephenson, who became […]