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Book review: Timely novel about border family eschews blame, explores emotions

Novels can entertain, inform, affirm our humanity, but also alert us to its crisis. They can arouse new if difficult feelings while also co… Read more

Book review: Biography challenges previous portrayals of president's mother in 'The Widow Washington'

Some historians describe Sara Delano Roosevelt as a control enthusiast who hovered over FDR, her only child. Read more

Book review: Laugh and be inspired by therapist's journey

As a psychology major (but not a practicing psychologist), I was drawn to Lori Gottlieb’s new memoir of her career as a therapist for its g… Read more

Local Author Spotlight: Regina Price

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Best-selling Books Week Ending 7/13/19 Read more

Author Laura Lippman has 5-book deal, not all of them novels

NEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning crime novelist Laura Lippman has several new books planned, not all of them fiction. Read more

Review: Scot Harvath returns in 'Backlash'

"Backlash: a Thriller" (Atria/Emily Bestler Books), by Brad Thor Read more

Book Corner: Books allow kids taste of travel before start of vacation

Planes, trains, cars; beaches, mountains, cities; friends and family or new faces. Read more

Book Corner: Shoot for the moon when choosing your next read

Today, we take for granted the knowledge that the moon is a solid chunk of rock that rotates around the Earth, and the mystical Man in the … Read more