Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Political Bookworm Archive: Say What

Blair nominated for literary bad sex award

Tony Blair is up for an award he’d probably rather not win. Britain’s Literary Review magazine has nominated him for its annual Bad Sex in Fiction Award for his book A Journey. It’s a double knock on the former Prime...

By Stephen Lowman  | October 15, 2010; 12:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Say What  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Book battle: Bush vs. Bieber

One is a former president of the United States, a man who served in the nation’s highest office for eight years, saw the country through a devastating terrorist attack, and launched wars that are still with us. The other is...

By Steven E. Levingston  | August 3, 2010; 2:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Say What  | Tags:  justin bieber book; george bush book;  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Palin tween bio delayed

Sarah Palin’s young fans will have to exercise some patience when it comes to reading an upcoming biography. The AP reports that “Speaking Up: The Sarah Palin Story,” written by Kim Washburn and aimed at the 9- to 12-year-old set,...

By Rachel Hartigan Shea  | July 19, 2010; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Say What  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

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)
Categories:  Say What  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Gary Hart as Ulysses

By Stephen Lowman Lately, Gary Hart has been feeling a lot like Ulysses. At first blush, the Greek hero and former Democratic senator would seem to have little in common beyond the fact that they will both forever be associated...

By Stephen Lowman  | July 8, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Say What  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Jewish group condemns Gingrich for comparing Obama's policies to the Nazi and Soviet threats

By Stephen Lowman The American Jewish Committee has called on the GOP to condemn a statement in Newt Gingrich's new book that says the Obama White House is as big a danger to the United States as were Nazi Germany...

By Steven E. Levingston  | May 20, 2010; 8:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
Categories:  Say What  | Tags:  comparison of obama policies to nazi germany, newt gingrich's book  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Older Entries in This Category »

Beck novel depicts America sliding into civil war, Steven E. Levingston , April 5, 2010
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company