Legendary broadcast journalist Brokaw assumes an avuncular tone to discuss America's past, present, and future (the latter designated as "promise").
When the story is about how the network took gambles on risky-seeming pilots that ultimately paid off, Top Of The Rock has a breezy, insider quality that makes for compulsive reading.
The Fan Who Knew Too Much is a fine collection, but it's chiefly notable for one essay..."The Children and Their Secret Closet,"...
...the sisters' grounded approach and appreciation for each other adds a refreshing element to an oft-told tale.
Kitty Kelley’s text dreamily recalls her sister-brother relationship with Stanley Tretick.
...tries to synthesize all these stories into a new gold standard of Cohen bios.
...an entertaining and mostly well-written journey into the past, if light on rock ’n’ roll.
As he does with his blog, he is throwing out smart, fair-minded assessments meant to provoke discussion.
''Cross to Bear'' has interesting things to say about racism and being a Southern rock band in the 1970s.
Ms. Volk's delightful book draws you in right at the start with a scene familiar to many a young girl...
...with special appeal to art historians, this account is nonetheless rich in drama and valuable anecdote.
Six hundred pages that, in telling the life of Fosse, seem hardly enough. And oh, it is amazingly well written.
Weaving a tapestry of rich and royal hue, King’s affecting memoir eases readers through her life...
...throughout is the assured hand of a writer who knows that despite the most meticulous planning, often the most momentous things happen quite by chance – in both life and literature.
His quest to save his wife generates some suspense, but this is more morality tale than thriller, the story of one man’s struggle to live with integrity in postwar America. Burke...writes with great assurance and wisdom, as well as a kind of bitter nostalgia for lost innocence.
If you are really serious about creating wealth for yourself then Think and Grow Rich is mandatory reading.
In...Epstein does what few have been able to do at all, much less this well: capture that spirit, and in so doing, somehow manage to get closer to the essence of an American icon.
I honestly have nothing negative to say about this book, I enjoyed every single moment of it. The constant flashbacks into Mia’s life make you want to keep on turning the pages, to learn more about her...
An illuminating study of the history of women's shoes in the 20th century.
For those who may not get into the theater for a while, if ever, “Hamilton: The Revolution,” a lavishly illustrated new companion book, can help ease the pain.