Category Archives: Books

That Book about What Everyone Really Knew but No One Wanted to Say

The buzz is all about the new Jane Mayer book, The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals (Doubleday, July 15, 2008) – and yes, you cannot buy a … Continue reading

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The Untouchables

George F. Will is a syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and a bit of a baseball fan – there is his book, Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball, and a few others, and lots of baseball columns. … Continue reading

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