Very little new on the (very) short list of political top-sellers ... Only political analyst and former congressman Harold Ford Jr.'s new memoir. August seems such an odd time to release what they surely hope will be a popular title....
Coasting to summer's unofficial end ... Some newbies in the hardcover sales -- Roseanne Cash's soul-searching memoir. Read Jonathan Yardley's review here And the suprise return of Rebecca Skloot's insightful look at a disturbing incident of medical ethics gone awry...
During his 1968 campaign for the presidency, Robert Kennedy pounded away at the need to tackle poverty in America. When he faced indifference about the issue on the stump, he was unfazed. “If they don’t care,” he told an aide,...
Tony Blair’s announcement that he will donate the proceeds from his forthcoming memoir to wounded British soldiers has received a withering response in the U.K. press. Many of Tuesday’s newspapers excoriate the former British prime minister for his decision to...
August 17, 2010; 11:00 AM ET |
Categories: Whip It Up | Tags: tony blair memoir; blair donations from book; british press attack on blair
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John Hofmeister has an insider’s view on our nation’s energy travails. In his book “Why We Hate the Oil Companies,” recently released by Palgrave Macmillan, the former president of Shell Oil lays out his concerns. He dresses down energy companies...
Steven E. Levingston
August 16, 2010; 5:30 AM ET |
Categories: Guest Blogger | Tags: gulf oil spill; obama reaction to spill; offshore drilling;
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