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PHILANTHROPHY by Paul Vallely (Bloomsbury). Very big (and accordingly pricey, so an especially attractive gift idea, just now) but readable and enlightening history and philosophy of wealth and … more
PHILANTHROPHY by Paul Vallely (Bloomsbury). Very big (and accordingly pricey, so an especially attractive gift idea, just now) but readable and enlightening history and philosophy of wealth and … more
COBBLE HILL by Cecily von Ziegesar (Atria). The title prompts an alert: This is a novel, not a sociological study of the latest smartest place in Brooklyn; it's full of real people to get to know … more
THE HOLIDAY GIFT COLUMN, A TAD EARLY TO ALLOW FOR… MAIL ORDER? SEARCHING? I DUNNO…WEAR A MASK IF YOU'RE OUT, PLEASE, TAKE CARE OF EACH OTHER. THE GOLFER'S CAROL by Robert Bailey (Putnam). … more
BLAND FANATICS: LIBERALS, RACE, AND EMPIRE by Pankaj Mishra (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). A collection of essays by one of those “public intellectuals” the column admires; a new one, here. For … more
THE DIRTY SOUTH by John Connolly (Emily Bestler/Atria). I've said enough, I trust, about this modern classic thriller/supernatural horror series—but this new one takes us back in time to Charlie … more
UNFORGETTING by Roberto Lovato (HarperCollins). Roberto Lovato is an American journalist-historian, of Salvadoran descent. He's a serious man and a terrific writer, with emotions permitted to enter … more
UNFORGETTING by Roberto Lovato (HarperCollins). Roberto Lovato is an American journalist-historian, of Salvadoran descent. He's a serious man and a terrific writer, with emotions permitted to enter … more
She Come by It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs by Sarah Smarsh (Scribner). Not quite a biography, though much of her life is to be found in it and Dolly comes vividly to life … more
SHE COME BY IT NATURAL: DOLLY PARTON AND THE WOMEN WHO LIVED HER SONGS by Sarah Smarsh (Scribner). Not quite a biography, though much of her life is to be found in it and Dolly comes vividly to life … more
She Come by It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs by Sarah Smarsh (Scribner). Not quite a biography, though much of her life is to be found in it and Dolly comes vividly to life … more
JACK by Marilynne Robinson (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). The column has been talking about “straight” fiction, deeply felt, carefully characterized novels. Marilynne Robinson is that and then … more
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