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Political Bookworm Archive: Tomorrows Titles Today

Texas Gov. Perry pours criticism of federal government into book aptly called "Fed Up"

By Stephen Lowman Republican governor of Texas, Rick Perry, once told reporters that some of his fellow Texans could get so fed up with the federal government they might want to secede from the union. Perry, who has long championed...

By Steven E. Levingston  |  May 26, 2010; 5:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Tomorrows Titles Today  | Tags: Texas gov. perry's new book, governors who write books  
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Two new books explore the liberal tradition from the right and the left

Two recently signed books take the liberal tradition to task from opposite sides of the political spectrum. Jay Cost is a thoughtful political analyst who delivers a granular, conservative perspective on his HorseRaceBlog at RealClearPolitics.com. His knowledge goes deep –...

By Steven E. Levingston  |  May 20, 2010; 5:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Tomorrows Titles Today  | Tags: decline of liberal institutions, liberal tradition, threat of democratic party  
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A veteran reporter reveals the Middle East; a proliferation expert tracks the nuclear tech trade

Dining with Al-Qaeda: Three Decades Exploring the Many Worlds of the Middle East By Hugh Pope (Thomas Dunne, $26.99) March 16 The author is a seasoned Middle East correspondent, having served for a decade as the Wall Street Journal’s point...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  March 23, 2010; 5:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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After 9/11, a young man has an urge to serve; a former correspondent assesses the costs of war

An Angel from Hell: Real Life on the Front Lines By Ryan A. Conklin (Caliber/Berkley, $24.95) April 6 Like many Americans moved to duty in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Ryan Conklin made the bold decision to...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  March 17, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Letters to Jackie: Condolences from a Grieving Nation Edited by Ellen Fitzpatrick (Ecco, $26.99) March 2 Fitzpatrick, a professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, selected nearly 300 of what we can only guess are the most riveting...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  March 4, 2010; 5:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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