Book Review

The Serpent of Venice

Christopher Moore

There’s trouble afoot in 13th-century Venice — and a randy sea monster lurking beneath its waters — in this spit-take-inducing sendup of Shakespeare.

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A Fighting Chance

Elizabeth Warren

A political autobiography with more big ideas than personal revelations

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This riveting account of the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act keeps you asking, "Will it pass?" even though you know from history that it does.

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Thirty Girls

Susan Minot

A Ugandan teenager and an American journalist struggle to find meaning in horrific wartime events

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As a once-famous woman grapples at middle age with a decline of fortune, this novel poses truths of the human condition.

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An illuminating account of how an obscure German princess became Catherine the Great of Russia

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In a book that is about much more than farming, Arlo Crawford details the hard work required for agriculture and the work required for self-fulfillment and discovery.

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Mark Perry provides readers with a riveting and accessible biography of General Douglas MacArthur, one of the most complex characters from American history.