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‘In the Land of Men: A Memoir’

AN EDITOR REFLECTS ON HER TIME SPENT AT ESQUIRE — AND IN THRALL TO DAVID FOSTER WALLACE Adrienne Miller does not mince words when she...

Martin Tolchin’s ‘Politics, Journalism, and the Way Things Were’

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley Journalists will enjoy this memoir, but anyone who’s suffered a setback or come face to face with failure will profit and...

The Club Savors ‘This Is Happiness’

In sharing the experience of reading Niall Williams’s latest novel, “This Is Happiness,” a Georgetown book club also shared the pleasure of their friendship.“ I...

‘The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties’

SOLID WRITING AND RESEARCH ASIDE, THIS JEREMIAD ABOUT OUR CHANGING NATIONAL LANDSCAPE REVEALS THE AUTHOR’S BITTERNESS In the 18th century, the Age of Enlightenment illuminated...

‘She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement’

UNTANGLING HARVEY WEINSTEIN’S WEB OF DECEIT Reviewed by Kitty Kelley “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement,” by Jodi Kantor and...

‘The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians’

THIS COMPELLING COMPILATION LOOKS AT SOME OF THE PIVOTAL FIGURES WHO SHAPED OUR NATION For those who love history and enjoy biography, David M. Rubenstein...

Christmas at the White House Is Dazzling

Christmas at the White House this year dazzles with gold ribbons and sparking lights, fir boughs, fir wreaths and the delicious scent of 33...

A London Theater Tour With Arena Stage

The tour offered six plays, two operas, three art galleries, a tour of Tate Modern, coffee with an art collector, lunch in the House of Lords, fish and chips at a gastropub and a trip to Shakespeare’s birthplace.

‘Erosion: Essays of Undoing’

IN SEARING PROSE, THE AUTHOR LAMENTS THE DESTRUCTION OF THE NATURAL WORLD  If you’re reading Terry Tempest Williams for the first time, you are meeting...

‘Patrimony: A True Story’

WORTH A REVISIT: PHILIP ROTH’S PLAINSPOKEN, POIGNANT MEMOIR One of life’s toughest journeys is accompanying a loved one into old age or disability. It is...