Book Review: The letters between the Berrigan brothers, contained in The Berrigan Letters, reveal the love each brother had for the other.
BRAND LUTHER: HOW AN UNHERALDED MONK TURNED HIS SMALL TOWN INTO A CENTER OF PUBLISHING, MADE HIMSELF THE MOST FAMOUS MAN IN EUROPE -- AND STARTED THE PROTESTANT REFORMATION
By Andrew Pettegree
Published by Penguin Press, 400 pages, $29.95
REDEEMING CONFLICT: 12 HABITS FOR CHRISTIAN LEADERS
By Ann M. Garrido
Published by Ave Maria Press, 288 pages, $15.95
GROUNDED: FINDING GOD IN THE WORLD -- A SPIRITUAL REVOLUTION
By Diana Butler Bass
Published by HarperOne, 336 pages, $26.99
DIMESTORE: A WRITER'S LIFE
By Lee Smith
Published by Algonquin Books, 224 pages, $24.95
Before Lee Smith became a writer, she was an avid reader, encouraged by her mother, who read to her from babyhood. Smith developed wide-ranging tastes in books, although she says she didn't read casually or for information. She read to feel "all wild and trembly inside."
PURE ACT: THE UNCOMMON LIFE OF ROBERT LAX
By Michael N. McGregor
Published by Fordham University Press, 472 pages, $34.95
FRACKOPOLY: THE BATTLE FOR THE FUTURE OF ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
By Wenonah Hauter
Published by The New Press, 384 pages, $27.95
JESUS BEFORE THE GOSPELS: HOW THE EARLIEST CHRISTIANS REMEMBERED, CHANGED, AND INVENTED THEIR STORIES OF THE SAVIOR
By Bart D. Ehrman
Published by HarperOne, 336 pages, $27.99
Book Review: In The Nones Are Alright, Kaya Oakes explores the category of "nones" and shows us just how complicated the whole truth is.
WHY THE RIGHT WENT WRONG: CONSERVATISM -- FROM GOLDWATER TO THE TEA PARTY AND BEYOND
By E.J. Dionne Jr.
Published by Simon & Schuster, 544 pages, $30
The godfather of American conservative politics, Bill Buckley, once mused, "I've spent my entire lifetime separating the right from the kooks."