- Bookshelf: Oh, Brother
New York Times: Books, Wednesday - 08/20/2014 - 06:47 PM
New picture books include David Soman’s “Three Bears in a Boat.”
- Books of The Times: ‘Fives and Twenty-Fives’ by Michael Pitre Shows Wartime Iraq
New York Times: Books, Wednesday - 08/20/2014 - 05:10 PM
“Fives and Twenty-Fives,” by Michael Pitre, follows a platoon in Iraq, where even fixing potholes can be fatal.
- A Rare Look Inside North Korea
Wall Street Journal: Books, Tuesday - 08/19/2014 - 12:48 PM
Posing as a tourist, a photojournalist snaps unusual glimpses of an isolated nation.
- ArtsBeat: The Richard III Diet: Wild Birds, Frequent Feasts and Plenty of Wine
New York Times: Books, Monday - 08/18/2014 - 04:56 PM
New evidence from an analysis of Richard III’s bones suggest that he lived like a king — a wealthy one.
- ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Abandon Ship!
New York Times: Books, Monday - 08/18/2014 - 11:39 AM
Hampton Sides talks about “In the Kingdom of Ice,” and Beth Macy discusses “Factory Man.”
- German Authors Join Protest Over Amazon’s Tactics in E-Book Dispute
New York Times: Books, Sunday - 08/17/2014 - 08:33 PM
More than 1,000 German-language authors have written an open letter deriding Amazon’s practices in Europe.
- REVIEW: 'Sweetness #9,' by Stephan Eirik Clark
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune: Books, Sunday - 08/17/2014 - 02:47 PM
FICTION: A scientist develops a popular but dangerous artificial sweetener in Clark’s comic debut novel.
- REVIEW: 'Accidents of Marriage,' by Randy Susan Meyers
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune: Books, Sunday - 08/17/2014 - 12:47 PM
- REVIEW: 'The Red Bird All-Indian Traveling Band,' by Frances Washburn
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune: Books, Sunday - 08/17/2014 - 08:47 AM
FICTION: The story of a young Lakota woman who begins her journey to becoming an elder.
- Michael Largo’s ‘Big, Bad Book of Botany’ explains it all to you
Miami Herald: Books, Sunday - 08/17/2014 - 12:00 AM
Michael Largo’s ‘Big, Bad Book of Botany’ explains it all to you
- Wilder memoir to give gritty view of prairie life
Sacramento Bee: Books, Saturday - 08/16/2014 - 10:36 PM
Laura Ingalls Wilder penned one of the most beloved children's series of the 20th century, but her forthcoming autobiography will show devoted "Little House on the Prairie" fans a more realistic, grittier view of frontier living. This photo undated provided photo by Bruce Beaton shows Pamela Smith Hill in her office in Portland, Ore.
- Choosing the Right Wine for Cheapskates
Wall Street Journal: Books, Saturday - 08/16/2014 - 06:47 AM
Dan Ariely answers reader questions on the battlefield of picking out a nice bottle, the risks of irrational decisions and the benefits of running.
- Beyond Ride-Sharing: Apps to Solve Life's Problems
Wall Street Journal: Books, Saturday - 08/16/2014 - 02:47 AM
Ride-sharing apps like Uber may be only the first of many to solve life's problems, says Joe Queenan.