Uneven, but patient readers will be rewarded with lessons about persistence and the joy of running.
Teachers will appreciate Danza’s advocacy, and perhaps readers who know him from TV will be moved to consider the urgent questions he raises.
He has written a haunting book, and the story it tells is hardly over. He is living out a sequel that is no less strange and magickal than what he has already been through.
...a page-turning read and an insightful dissection of 9/11’s dark legacy.
Legendary broadcast journalist Brokaw assumes an avuncular tone to discuss America's past, present, and future (the latter designated as "promise").
There are no startling revelations here to revise history. But there is a fund of anecdote and a sense of texture to enrich it, including the terror of the Cuban Missile Crisis...
...a succinct, lucid book by Bruce Bartlett, an economist who spent many years in government working for Republican congressmen and in the administrations of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.
Mr. Littlefield's entry in the shelf-esteem sweepstakes, "Top of the Rock," is an oral history of mostly 1990s television, with interview snippets from on- and off-screen talent and fellow executives.
Though Garfield’s death had little historical significance, Millard has written us a penetrating human tragedy.
Bohjalian is a literary novelist... his books are also filled with artfully drawn characters and great, passionate storytelling. "The Sandcastle Girls" is all that, but different, more powerful.
the book is a heart-pounding, pulse-racing trip – one you cannot finish until both characters are safe and sound.
His terse account is neither scandalous nor salacious, nor even overly sentimental, which puts it far ahead of most books written about the Kennedys, and brings the first lady to life in a manner that has not been done before.
If you choose to give this delightful book to your high school or college graduate, tell the recipient it’s not necessary to start at the beginning with the “Thirteen Rules” - just pick it up anywhere and enjoy.
Sandford effortlessly conjures up the rhythms and personalities of a small town in one of his best outings to date.
Marion manages to maintain levity through the dry humorous writing while creating characters who are remarkably unique, memorable, and likable
The ending is way over the top...but Gerritsen is a hardscrabble plotter, and much of what she does is compelling.
An interesting duet that details precisely how women truly rock.
...Yunior's voice is as versatile as his other main instrument; rather than just a Johnny One-Note of obscenities, he's also witty and moving and mournful.
Grunwald's book should be required reading for America's undecided voters (as well as everyone else). If you want to know what the best plan for turning around the US economy is, he has it covered.
There's probably little else as fun as living vicariously through Lebovitz for 269 pages, especially when it involves chocolate spice bread, plum and raspberry clafoutis or lemon-glazed madeleines.