The celebrated political humorist on the road with his family makes him wish he were under artillery fire again.
Hollywood Left and Right
Steven J. Ross
Oxford University Press, $29.95
Ross challenges the conventional belief that Hollywood is the seat of liberalism in this evenhanded accounting of the industry's political history.
The Man, the Myth and the Transformation of American Sports
W.W. Norton, $29.95
Reviled by many but never boring, Cosell was a groundbreaking figure in American television.
In My Time
A Personal and Political Memoir
Threshold Editions, $35
The outspoken former vice president's accounting of the Bush Administration's War on Terrorism.
Life and Death in Karachi
Penguin Press, $27.95
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