BOOKS

Sunday Books: coverage for July 3, 2011

  • Critic's Notebook: Under the influence of Hemingway

    Critic's Notebook: Under the influence of Hemingway

    On the 50th anniversary of the literary giant's death, a critic questions the writer's relevance today but not the effect his style and authority have had on other writers.

  • 'The Kid' by Sapphire

    'The Kid' by Sapphire

    The novel follows Precious' son Abdul through foster care, a Catholic boys' school where he is the victim of and then perpetrator of sexual abuse, a dance career and institutionalization.

  • Book Review: 'To End All Wars'

    Book Review: 'To End All Wars'

    Adam Hochschild's beautifully written and compellingly narrated story of World War I Great Britain focuses on 'divided families.'

  • Book review: 'Witches of East End'

    Book review: 'Witches of East End'

    Melissa de la Cruz, known for her Young Adult series 'Blue Bloods,' hopes to cast a spell on grownups too with her racy new series about a family of witches.

  • Book review: 'For the Love of Physics'

    Book review: 'For the Love of Physics'

    MIT's Walter Lewin takes the average person on a fascinating trip through physics and his adventures in the classroom.

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