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The Book That Preserved What African Americans Who Knew Abraham Lincoln Thought of Him

"They Knew Lincoln, written by an African American high school teacher and collector of Lincolniana named John E. Washington, earned critical acclaim and sold out quickly — but was never reprinted"

Economics in Two Lessons

I’ve finally committed to delivering a manuscript of my long-overdue book ?Economics in Two Lessons. As part of the process, I’m going to post the chapters, one at a time, and ask for comments, criticism, encouragement and so on. To begin at the beginning, here’s the Introduction. ??

Beach Critiques The Case Against Education

(February 15, 2018 02:26 PM, by Bryan Caplan) Here are some detailed critical comments on my new book from Josh Beach, published with his permission. Dr. Caplan, I recently finished your new book. It is a very important and timely book. I found your arguments very clear, well... (0 COMMENTS)

Hi Hater: Alexis Skyy Drags Thirsty Bad Girl’s Club Star Criticizing Her Mommy Skills

Alexis Skyy Claps At Camilla Poindexter For Calling Her A Bad Preemie Mommy Oh baby. Alexis Skyy has been booked, busy and social as necessary since the birth of her precious baby girl. Alaiyah, Alexis and Fetty wap’s premature prin...

The Freud Museum opens an exhibition of new work by Gideon Rubin

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Freud Museum is presenting BLACK BOOK, an exhibition of new work by Gideon Rubin and the latest in a critically acclaimed series curated by James Putnam. The artist?s specially created project for Freud?s final residence relates to the era of the late 1930s, when Freud left Vienna for London. Show More Summary

Bannon Rails Against ‘Anti-Patriarchy Movement’

Steve Bannon is quoted in a new edition of the book Devil’s Bargain as sharply criticizing what he terms the “anti-patriarchy movement” — that is, the movement against sexual harassment and assault — saying he believes it will “undo ten thousand years of recorded history,” CNN reports. [...]

winter 2018 book forum: bryan caplan’s the case against education

This month, I will write a series of blog posts about Bryan Caplan’s The Case Against Education: Why the Education System is a Waste of Time and Money. Normally, I will summarize a book, then praise it and then offer some criticism. In this case, I will deviate slightly. A lot of people will criticize […]

Reading Aloud and Clear

“My wife likes to drive. I like to read aloud. So, she takes me places, and I take her places. It’s a match made in heaven — or at least in a Honda.” In honor of World Read Aloud Day, book critic Ron Charles writes about his love of reading out loud for the Washington Post. … The post Reading Aloud and Clear appeared first on The Millions.

The Book Reviewer’s Hierarchy of Needs

In his article “Critical Thinking” in the March/April 2018 issue Writer’s Digest, professional book critic Paul Goat Allen shares his criteria for evaluating a novel. Below, find a graphic illustration of his Book Reviewer’s Hierarchy of Needs. The post The Book Reviewer’s Hierarchy of Needs appeared first on

5 Tips for Writing a Self-Help Book That’s Better Than Tom Brady’s

When you're writing a self-help book, make sure to do your research. Here are five tips to help ensure that your nonfiction work holds up against a critical eye. The post 5 Tips for Writing a Self-Help Book That’s Better Than Tom Brady’s appeared first on

Ryan Anderson’s book calling transgender people mentally ill is creating an uproar

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

The reaction to Anderson’s book has been swift and full of emotion on both sides. Conservatives have hailed him as a “fearless intellectual,” while critics say his work is based on “junk science.”

Journalist Michael Wolff claims Nikki Haley embraced rumors that she and Trump are having an affair

Author Michael Wolff has faced renewed criticism for his suggestions that US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is having an extramarital affair with President Donald Trump. Wolff's book, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White...Show More Summary

New Movies and Shows on iTunes: February 2018

Because the Oscars are almost here: Call Me by Your NameDirector Luca Guadagnino’s adaptation of André Aciman’s critically acclaimed book is stunning, and it’s got the awards-season buzz to prove it: Call Me by Your Name is nominated for Oscars in four different categories, including Best Picture and Best Actor ... More »

Editors’ Choice: 8 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

Oscar Books It and Authors on Air | Book Pulse

The Oscar nominees feature plenty of book adaptations and the finalists for The National Book Critics Circle Awards are announced.

National Book Critics Circle Announces 2017 Finalists

On Monday, January 22, the National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its book awards for the publishing year 2017. Embracing six categories, the 30 finalists were for the most part both solidly recognizable and satisfyingly broad, demonstrating strong cultural reach. The fiction titles walk the borders of fracturing worlds, with both Mohsin Hamid’s […]

NBCC Awards finalists

They've announced the finalists for the (American) National Book Critics Circle Awards -- thirty finalists in six categories. No, none of them are under review at the complete review -- though I am planning on getting to The Invention of Angela Carter, at the very least. The Winners will be announced on 15 March.

NBCC Announces 2017 Finalists

The National Book Critics Circle announced their 2017 Award Finalists, and the winners of three awards: the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, John Leonard Prize, and Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing. The finalists...Show More Summary

Chinese Police Seize Publisher From Train in Front of Diplomats

4 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Gui Minhai, a Swedish citizen who published critical books in Hong Kong, was seized in China while being escorted by Swedish envoys.

British Bookstore Expertly Sells 'Fire And Fury' Using Trump's Own Words

The British bookstore chain Waterstones is quoting a very relevant critic to sell copies of Michael Wolff’s bombshell book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.

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