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Political Bookworm: July 11, 2010 - July 17, 2010

BOOK WORLD - July 18, 2010

1. To Save America: Stopping Obama's Secular-Socialist Machine (Regnery, $29.95). By Newt Gingrich 2. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine (Norton, $27.95). By Michael Lewis 3. War (Twelve, $26.99). By Sebastian Junger 4. Lights Out!: Ten Myths About (and...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  July 17, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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BOOK WORLD - July 18, 2010

NONFICTION HARDCOVER 1. SH*T MY DAD SAYS (It, $15.99) By Justin Halpern. A son gleans wisdom from his 73-year old dad; the inspiration for a forthcoming sitcom. (6) 2. COME TO WIN: BUSINESS LEADERS, ARTISTS, DOCTORS, ... ON HOW SPORTS...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  July 17, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Canada's governor general a minor character in "Love Story"

“Love Story,” Erich Segal’s mega-selling 1970 romance novel, bestowed popular culture with the unforgettably sappy line, “Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.” It’s uttered by artsy Radcliffe student Jenny Cavilleri to her preppy Harvard-educated husband Oliver Barrett...

By Rachel Hartigan Shea  |  July 16, 2010; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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John Edwards book to become movie

The story of John Edwards’ downfall combines the pathos of a Greek tragedy with the tawdry twists of a daytime soap. Is it any surprise, then, that the tale is bound for the big screen? Ending months of speculation, Aaron...

By Rachel Hartigan Shea  |  July 16, 2010; 10:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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What's Karl Rove reading?

This week it’s Brad Thor’s thriller “Foreign Influence” – and he’s inviting you to read along with him. Last week, Rove launched an online book club with Fox News anchor Clayton Morris. Karl and Clayton’s Summer Book Club will read...

By Rachel Hartigan Shea  |  July 15, 2010; 12:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
 
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Kagan delay hypocrisy

Delaying the vote on Elena Kagan’s nomination for the Supreme Court will give Senators extra time to ponder her record, right? Nope, argues Keith J. Bybee, author of the forthcoming “All Judges Are Political — Except When They Are Not:...

By Rachel Hartigan Shea  |  July 14, 2010; 11:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Political partisanship draws blood

You think political discourse has reached a new low? Williamjames Hull Hoffer, author of “The Caning of Charles Sumner: Honor, Idealism, and the Origins of the Civil War,” would like to remind all handwringers that things could be worse. A...

By Rachel Hartigan Shea  |  July 14, 2010; 5:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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What Kagan could learn from Sotomayor

Not so long ago Sonia Sotomayor had the same concerns as Elena Kagan does now: facing down questions in a hearing on her nomination for the Supreme Court, then working further toward her confirmation and finally, if all goes well,...

By Steven E. Levingston  |  July 12, 2010; 5:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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