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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Roots: The Enhanced Edition
Roots: The Enhanced Edition

  Full text of the book New video introduction and interview with David Wilson (5 minutes total, NBC) New video interview with Tom Brokaw (8 minutes, NBC) Archival interviews with Brokaw and Haley from the Today Show in the’70s (NBC) … Continue reading

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Where Have The Good Men Gone?
Where Have The Good Men Gone?

Women complain there are no good men left, that men are immature, unreliable, and adrift. No wonder. Masculine role models have become increasingly juvenile and inarticulate: think of stars like Adam Sandler and Will Ferrell, or the dudes of the … Continue reading

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Two Forks Up
Two Forks Up

I’m very happy to report that there is more big buzz surrounding BenBella’s hugely successful title, The China Study by T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell. This book, based on research showing that a vegan diet can reverse disease, … Continue reading

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Galley giveaway!
Galley giveaway!

FEATHERS Feathers are an evolutionary marvel: aerodynamic, insulating, beguiling. From leaping dinosaurs to da Vinci sketches to showgirls on the Las Vegas Strip, they date back to the dawn of time. Yet their story has never been fully told. In … Continue reading

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An Improvised Life: A Memoir by Alan Arkin
An Improvised Life: A Memoir  by Alan Arkin

“Arkin’s approach to autobiography is a bit unexpected—the intensely earnest, verging-on-New-Age tone is distinctly at odds with his familiar brusque, comedic persona—but rewarding, as the author illustrates the principles of his acting philosophy with a wealth of concrete details taken … Continue reading

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The King’s Speech (or How I Learned to Stop Expecting Sleep at Night)
The King’s Speech (or How I Learned to Stop Expecting Sleep at Night)

I’m in New York for presales meetings this week, and am feeling very excited and invigorated by many of the books coming this Fall from our publishers. Looking forward to sharing more info on those as the plans solidify and … Continue reading

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Turmoil in Egypt
Turmoil in Egypt

THE ARABS: A History By Eugene Rogan The Arab world has become a daily part of our national conversation, whether it’s the war in Iraq, the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine, the ethnic violence in Sudan’s Darfur region and … Continue reading

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Calling All “Joe” Fans
Calling All “Joe” Fans

  Keren David, author of When I Was Joe and its sequel Almost True (coming this Spring) will be a guest on NPR’s To The Best of Our Knowledge. To hear Keren follow this link on Sunday February 13, 2011. When I Was Joe … Continue reading

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Expectant Father
Expectant Father

My husband and I took a childbirth class before our daughter was born. On the first day, we all sat around discussing the books we had read to begin preparations for this wild adventure we were embarking on. More than … Continue reading

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Veganist
Veganist

The bestselling author of “Quantum Wellness” offers a fresh look at veganism, examining in detail 10 life-changing promises of a plant-based diet to physical and mental health. Includes a chapter on where and what foods to buy. Veganist is filled with … Continue reading

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