Book Review

Act of resistance leaves unsettling questions

Book Review: Peter Duffy's absorbing history, a page-turner packed with colorful characters and events, paints a broader portrait of an angry, complex era that "precipitated a diplomatic controversy that engaged the highest levels of the American and Nazi governments."

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Portrait of Trump supporters misses key questions

Book Review: Overall, Ben Bradlee, Jr.'s book is an important addition to the booming cottage industry of what might be termed "white working-class studies." But it also misses an opportunity to pursue key questions about two of the hot-button topics — religion and immigration — that catapulted President Donald Trump to the White House.

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Eunice captures Shriver's complexities

Book Reviews: On the surface, the illuminating new biography of Eunice Shriver is pure Eunice — eccentric, brash, dismissive of convention. Also Maria Shriver's latest book, a collection of "reflections, prayers, and meditations." 

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The Bobby Kennedy we'd want today

Book Review: Next year marks the 50th anniversary of Robert Kennedy's assassination, so expect a surge of interest in the one-time Joe McCarthy ally who became a mythic, martyred darling of the left.