Extra! Extra!: October Book News

Here are all of the headlines you may have missed this month. NPR’s All Things Considered highlights WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD; Weekend Edition Sunday interviews Dylan Farrow [HUSH]; NPR reviews THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LA RUE + UNDAUNTED + JACK + SHELTER IN PLACE + THE NIGHTWORKERS + RING SHOUT + DARK ARCHIVES […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (10/30/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (10/30/19)

How to fight back for fundamental American rights + all about every zodiac sign + the Radical Right = this week’s #NonfictionRoundUp WHEN THEY COME FOR YOU: How Police and Government Are Trampling Our Liberties – and How to Take Them Back by David Kirby “Kirby names names, brings receipts, and delivers a remarkably apolitical […]

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FIRE AND FURY Frenzy!

FIRE AND FURY Frenzy!

Media is at a fever pitch for Michael Wolff’s FIRE AND FURY: Inside the Trump White House! 1st Serial Excerpt New York Magazine (on stands 1/8, online now) TV 1/5 The Today Show 1/7 Meet the Press 1/8 CBS This Morning 1/8 Morning Joe 1/8 MSNBC, Katy Tur 1/8 NBC Nightly News 1/8 MSNBC, Lawrence […]

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Stars for BROADCAST HYSTERIA

Stars for BROADCAST HYSTERIA

Happy Monday, friends! We’re off to a good start with three stars for BROADCAST HYSTERIA: Orson Welles’s War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News by A. Brad Schwartz. In his first book, Schwartz draws upon hundreds of letters sent directly to Welles and the FCC after the War of the Worlds broadcast […]

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Let’s talk about Atul Gawande’s BEING MORTAL

Let’s talk about Atul Gawande’s BEING MORTAL

In BEING MORTAL, our most thoughtful and thought-provoking surgeon Atul Gawande argues that contemporary medicine can do a better, more humane job of managing death and dying by comforting and enhancing our experience, providing not only a good life but also a good end. Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, the bestselling author of […]

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