Thursday, September 22, 2016

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream, by Doris Kearns Goodwin

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History News Network: How Doris Kearns Goodwin came to resemble Lyndon Johnson


eNotes  Analysis

Historians and the many Lyndon Johnsons

TED talk

Doris Kearns Goodwin: Lessons from past presidents


Bookrags - summary of Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream, chapter by chapter.





THE GOOD LORD BIRD, by James McBride

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In The New York Times:  March On

A Little Onion Reveals Layers Of History In 'Good Lord Bird'  in NPR

'Good Lord Bird' Gives Abolitionist Heroes Novel Treatment - Author interview in NPR

Penguin Random House:  Reader's Guide and questions

In The Washington Post - "History abounds with women who lived as men....."


Friday, July 15, 2016

THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU, by Joshua Henkin

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Son, Brother, Husband, in the NY Times

Author website (reviews, TV interview)

In NPR:  A Broken Family Navigates "A World Without You."

Washington Post Book World

Jewish Book Council:  A conversation with Joshua Hankin

In LitLovers 

By Joshua Henkin, read about book groups, in Books on the Brain


Monday, May 2, 2016

THE ART FORGER, by B. A. Shapiro

The Art Forger - paperback - by B.A. Shapiro


Author's website  overview of the book

Rogue's Gallery, in The New York Times

In LITLOVERS  Reviews and discussion questions.

POPMATTERSEvery Character in 'The Art Forger' Faces a Moral or Ethical Dilemma

An interview with B.A. Shapiro in Penn Live

In Bookpage:  Unsolved Heist Inspires and Artful Thriller.

A fifth After the Bath

    


Monday, April 4, 2016

THE BOYS IN THE BOAT, by Daniel James Brown



Author question and answer, by the publisher Penguin Random House

Review in The Guardian

Book Trailer in youtube.com

In LITLOVERS - review and discussion questions

In The Seattle Times - Interview with the author

In The Seattle Times - Riding the Wave (how the book became a best seller)

In The New York Times - The Boat To Lift All Tides