WSJ.com: Books, Wall Street Journal: Books
Tue, 05/01/2012 - 11:29am
A look at Hilary Mantel's "Bring Up the Bodies," Sadie Jones' "The Uninvited Guests," and Alex Johnson's "Bookshelf."
Wopular is an
online newspaper rack,
giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.
Senh Duong (Founder)Wopular,
His books about a curmudegeonly detective launched a long-running TV show.
“Mississippi Blood” completes a saga of one family’s ordeal and a nation’s racial struggles.
Full-length accounts of how Senate hearings for Clarence Thomas, Robert H. Bork and others were turned into spectator sport.
A journalist sets her sights on becoming a sommelier, and learns that the training can be grueling for these “masochistic hedonists.”
Kory Stamper reveals the secret life of dictionaries in her book “Word by Word,” and in a visit to headquarters (oddities in the basement included).
Kory Stamper of Merriam-Webster talks about whether “irregardless” is a word, the origins of “posh” and the dozens of recorded pronunciations of “lingerie.”