Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Political Bookworm: December 19, 2010 - December 25, 2010

BOOK WORLD - December 26, 2010

Here are sales for the week up through "Super Saturday" (sales for the week before Christmas will come next weekend). Much of the list is comprised of the usual suspects, alas, save for Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera's look at...

By Christopher Schoppa  | December 25, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Politics Best Sellers  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

BOOK WORLD - December 26, 2010

As the Christmas holiday approaches, the slate of books selling well has remained fairly constant, with only a handful of new books breaking into the ranks. One of those is fitness guru Timothy Ferriss's new book on weight loss via...

By Christopher Schoppa  | December 25, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Best Sellers  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

How rights and freedoms erode

About this blog: Resistance to Civil Rights reforms in the 1960s launched what Erwin Chemerinsky sees as a conservative move to alter basic constitutional freedoms. In “The Conservative Assault on the Constitution,” recently released by Simon & Schuster, Chemerinsky shows...

By Erwin Chemerinsky  | December 23, 2010; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Guest Blogger  | Tags:  erosion of rights and freedoms; conservative supreme court  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Book vindicates diplomat blamed for "losing China"

Haven’t had your fill of State Department intrigue even after all the Wikileaks cables? Author Lynne Joiner examines another skeleton in the department’s closet with her book “Honorable Survivor: Mao's China, McCarthy's America and the Persecution of John S. Service.”...

By Stephen Lowman  | December 22, 2010; 11:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Assange reportedly writing memoirs

After dumping mountains of secrets about others, Julian Assange is reportedly planning to divulge some information about himself – thoroughly authorized – in his own memoirs. According to press reports, the WikiLeaks founder has signed on with Canongate in Britain...

By Steven E. Levingston  | December 21, 2010; 12:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

How to jump-start energy policy reform

Marine conservationist Carl Safina has drawn attention to our delicate environment for years. In his latest book, “The View from the Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World,” due out in January from Henry Holt, he journeys across...

By Carl Safina  | December 21, 2010; 10:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Guest Blogger  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Another e-reader revolution?

File this one in the category of too amazing to be believed. But before you dismiss it consider that this latest marvel comes from a bona fide researcher at a reputable university, and, on closer examination, one realizes his work...

By Steven E. Levingston  | December 20, 2010; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Digress  | Tags:  e-reader revolution; flexible e-readers; next generation e-readers  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2011 The Washington Post Company