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Sacks

Weekend Reading

In this edition, possibly the last work from the late, great Oliver Sacks, vacation and back to school reading, viva la Western, and more...

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Bruce Campbell

Celebrity Picks: Bruce Campbell's Favorite Recent Reads

Proud B-list actor Bruce Campbell brings out a new volume of his laugh-out-loud memoirs this month--and tells us which nonfiction books have grabbed his interest recently.

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Ba

The Best History Books of August

Summer is always an interesting time for history books. Here are some standouts from August.

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Alice

Working for the Queen of Spies: Kate Quinn and Stephanie Dray Discuss "The Alice Network"

The popular book club read that was inspired by a unique espionage group...

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Destined for War

Forget Russia. Is War with China Inevitable?

Graham Allison's new book sees China as the nation we need to pay attention to. We talked with Allison about whether the U.S. and China are destined to clash, and what sparks--like North Korea--could ignite a war no one wants.

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Jeff

Here's Looking at You, Thomas Jefferson (and Others)

Here's a Fourth of July book list in the form of a brief history.

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H2

The Best History Books of July

It's a real grab bag in the Best History Books of July. There's a sports book, a book on Isis, a book on historical dates, a book on the War of 1812, an oral history in translation from a Nobel Prize winner... you get my drift.

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Robson

"Sink Into the Past": A Q&A with Pam Jenoff and Jennifer Robson About "Goodnight from London"

A budding journalist gets more than she bargained for when she takes a job in London on the eve of the Blitz...

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Roy

The Best Books of the Year...So Far

Our favorites, published from January through June...

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Luce

Edward Luce Discusses His New Book "The Retreat of Western Liberalism"

Edward Luce's new book is getting a lot of attention lately and for good reason. At the least, it's an informative look at the current state of world politics and economics. But it's also a thought-provoking warning that history is not guaranteed.

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