Nonfiction Previews, Jan. 2014, Pt. 5: Humor, Memoir, Sports, & More

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Barry, Dave. You Can Date Boys When You’re Forty: Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About. Putnam. Jan. 2014. 256p. ISBN 9780399165948. $26.95. CD: Penguin Audio. HUMOR Pulitzer Prize winner Barry is always funny, and here he is being funny about the trials of parenthood, including having to accompany his […]

Self-Help Reviews | June 1, 2013

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Reviews of Modern Dating: A Field Guide, Happily Ever After: A Light-Hearted Guide to Wedded Bliss, and Happy This Year! The Secret to Getting Happy Once and for All and How To Do Everything and Be Happy: A Straight-Talking Guide to Creating Happiness in Your Life, plus a full list of Self-Help titles from the June 1 issue.

Self-Help Reviews | December 2012

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Reviews of Sandra Bond Chapman’s Make Your Brain Smarter, Sophia Dembling’s The Introvert’s Way, and Deborah J. Cornwall’s Things I Wish I’d Known, plus a full list of self-help reviews from the Dec. issue.

Self-Help Meets God: A Classic Approach | Collection Development

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Self-help: the term evokes the busier aisles of the bookstore and some of the most popular ranges in any local public library. It is also, as we know, a category of writing, publishing, and reading subjected to a great deal of mockery and satire in the public sphere and, perhaps, deservedly so: there is a kind of rapid reach for easy conclusions and at times a haste in writing and structure that leaves self-help writers and readers vulnerable to the most contemptuous sort of criticism.

Nonfiction Previews, Apr. 2013, Pt. 3: Inspiration, Recipes, and Advice from Henry Cloud, Daphne Oz, and Others

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Blum, Susan with Michele Bender. The Immune System Recovery Plan: A Doctor’s 4-Step Program to Treat Autoimmune Disease. Scribner. Apr. 2013. 416p. ISBN 9781451694970. $27.99; eISBN 9781451695007. HEALTH An assistant clinical professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Blum herself suffered from an autoimmune condition, increasingly common owing […]

Spiritual Living Reviews, July 15, 2012

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Spiritual Living Reviews, July 15, 2012

Q&A: Cheryl Strayed, Author of Tiny Beautiful Things

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Q&A: Cheryl Strayed, Author of Tiny Beautiful Things

Nonfiction Previews, October 2012, Pt. 3: Colbert, Janzen, Khan, & Underwater Dogs

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Nonfiction Previews, October 2012, Pt. 3: Colbert, Janzen, Khan, & Underwater Dogs

Last-Minute September 2012 Titles: Samuel Beckett, Michael Koryta, & More

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Last-Minute September 2012 Titles: Samuel Beckett, Michael Koryta, & More

Nonfiction Previews, September 2012, Pt. 3: All in the Family, plus Bill and Hillary

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Nonfiction Previews, September 2012, Pt. 3: All in the Family, plus Bill and Hillary

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