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Book Review: Social Courage: Coping & Thriving With the Reality of Social Anxiety
“Most people who feel trapped by shyness or social anxiety will settle with the status quo and never seek help, be it from a knowledgeable therapist or from finding a scientifically based self-guided program and tackling it on their own,” writes Dr ...

BOOK REVIEW: Fear: Trump in the White House: Bob Woodward
Depending on a reader's thoughts of Donald Trump, one may either grumble “what an idiot” by the end of each page or “what a bunch of BS.” But Bob Woodward is not known for dealing in BS. The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner's books and news coverage ...

BOOK REVIEW: “We the Corporations”
Adam Winkler's “We the Corporations” comes in a white cover. The case, the spine and of course the pages, are shades of white. The chronological history of case law that Winkler walks through is mostly white: white people arguing for rights to protect ...

Esi Edugyan on 'Washington Black'
Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play Music | How to Listen. Esi Edugyan's “Washington Black,” about the unlikely bond between an enslaved boy and his master's brother, is one of six books on the shortlist for this year's Man Booker Prize. On this week's ...

'Green Book' Review: A Moving, Charming Buddy Movie About Race | TIFF 2018
If there was a pleasant surprise at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, it was Peter Farrelly's interracial buddy movie Green Book, which came out of nowhere to win the festival's audience award and cement a place for itself in this year's ...

How did America get here? Jill Lepore's new book offers clues in our history.
Themes in history are like constellations in the night sky. Both are artificial constructs superimposed on reality by observers of confusing terrain. They often tell more about their makers than about the reality observed. Orion looked like a hunter to ...

In times of crisis, four presidents became great leaders
Beginning with a White House fellowship at the end of the Johnson administration, which accorded her direct personal access to the president until the end of his life, she has written about these leaders in insightful books over 40 years. She has ...

Stormy Daniels's memoir: Funny, vulgar, brash and believable
That is the current that runs through Daniels's new book, “Full Disclosure,” which publishes Oct. 2. (The Washington Post obtained an early copy.) Daniels knows we're all interested in the juicy bits about Trump, but she doesn't get there until several ...

The Death of the Gods, book review: Power in the digital age
There's some solid reporting in this book. Miller travels to places like Silicon Valley and Kosovo, and interviews numerous individuals and groups unknown to most of us, including the 77th Brigade of the British Army and the Defence and Security Media ...

Book Review: '#SELLOUT' by Kory Angelin
Holding out a cluster of cash on the cover photograph, he's making a clear offer to his reader: read this book, and the money will flow. According to him, too many salespeople are pretty awful at their job. There's one simple reason: they try to sell ...

SWJ Book Review – “Underground Warfare”
Daphné Richemond-Barak, Underground Warfare. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018 [ISBN: 9780190457259, paper, 296 pages]. Fighting in tunnels is an obscure and potentially brutal facet of warfare.[1] While long a feature of war, it had been ...

Book Review: Journalist Writes a Graceful Tale of Energy, Greed and Family
In her new book, Amity and Prosperity, journalist Eliza Griswold provides a deeply human counterpoint to this political fray. She takes on the decidedly fraught issue of energy extraction through a vivid, compassionate portrait of one family living in ...





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