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  • 8 best books of May: Amazon editors choose

    It's the month of Mother's Day, commencement addresses, cookouts, and the Indianapolis 500 – not quite summer but deep into spring. What should you be reading? If you ask the Amazon editors, here's what they will tell you are the very best titles of May 2011.
    05/05/2011 05:38 pm

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  • Chapter & Verse Cheney's memoir: few apologies, some evasion, and critical words for Condi Rice

    An early review of Cheney's "In My Time" suggests that readers of the memoir will react more with frustration than with anger.
    08/26/2011 03:25 pm

  • "Once Upon a River," by Bonnie Jo Campbell

    Campbell's plucky heroine, Margo, carves out her own epic on the Stark and Kalamazoo rivers.
    07/26/2011 06:29 pm

  • The Reading Promise

    A father reads out loud to his daughter – 3,218 nights in a row.
    05/18/2011 04:24 pm

  • Strings Attached

    Teens (and their parents) will love Judy Blundell’s stylish noir thriller set in 1950s New York.
    05/11/2011 07:05 am

  • 8 best books of May: Amazon editors choose

    It's the month of Mother's Day, commencement addresses, cookouts, and the Indianapolis 500 – not quite summer but deep into spring. What should you be reading? If you ask the Amazon editors, here's what they will tell you are the very best titles of May 2011.
    05/05/2011 05:38 pm

  • Classic review: Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

    This dryly delightful debut novel is the most endearing love story I've read in a long time.
    04/17/2011 07:40 am

  • 10 best novels about the US Civil War

    It was 150 years ago this week that Confederate troops fired on a federal fort in Charleston harbor and began the violent four-year struggle in which Americans raised arms against Americans. The history books can tell us much about the trauma of war, but for those who prefer the emotional truths that can be conveyed by a good novel, here are 10 classic stories of the US Civil War.
    04/13/2011 01:24 pm

  • St. Patrick's Day: 5 great books that celebrate Ireland

    What should you read on St. Patrick's Day? If you're hoping to celebrate Ireland with a book in hand, the hardest part will be figuring out which one, as the Emerald Isle has long been a wildly prolific source of inspiration to writers. And so to my earlier list of 10 best books about Ireland (which I still stand by), I can easily add five more.
    03/16/2011 12:10 pm

  • Townie

    Dad may be an acclaimed writer at the nearby college – but that doesn't prevent these kids from growing up unwashed and underfed.
    03/03/2011 06:05 am

  • Classic review: In the Country of Men

    This powerful novel about a 9-year-old boy and his absent father offers an unnerving portrait of life in the Libya of Muammar Qaddafi.
    02/27/2011 06:20 am

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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