Global Finance Grudge Match

In a new book, Benn Steil describes in detail the intellectual back-and-forth that played out in 1944 at the Bretton Woods monetary conference--
A Grudge Match for Global Finance
New York Times
The book confirms that Keynes was an intellectual giant with flawless intuition for finance, but it also exposes his caustic criticisms of lesser men and his tin ear for workaday diplomacy. ... But be warned: the book is dense. Every skirmish, every ...

'How We Decide', Jonah Lehrer Book, Being Pulled From Shelves
Huffington Post
Glazer said Friday that the publisher will continue to sell a third Lehrer book, "Proust Was a Neuroscientist," which was released in 2007. The 31-year-old Lehrer had been a popular author and speaker, specializing in books and essays about how the ...

My Brother's Book by Maurice Sendak – review
The Guardian
What My Brother's Book does have in common with Sendak's works for children is a primal feeling of terror, in a disorientating, dreamlike realm. Here, these elements combine in a sparse elegy to Sendak's older brother Jack, also a children's author ...

Searching for clues — and a home
Chicago Tribune
Chicago-based author Blue Balliett's new book, "Hold Fast" is a literary mystery set amid the harsh realities of the homeless. Joining the ranks of Calder and Petra, the resourceful preteen heroes of Balliett's previous novels, "Chasing Vermeer," "The ...

Chicago Tribune

Interview: 'Romance with a Twist of Mystery' Author Terry Odell
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
One of the secondary characters, Colleen McDonald, wanted her own book. The book has been through three iterations. It was published as ... But to answer your questions the books on my nightstand right now: Guilt, by Jonathan Kellerman; A River in the ...

Ann Arbor book club celebrates 18 years of meeting at Nicola's Books
The venue has always been Nicola's Books, 2513 Jackson Ave., at the Westgate Shopping Center in Ann Arbor, and Saturday afternoon, In Good Company members are thanking and recognizing owner Nicola Rooney with a brief ceremony before their ...

The Guardian

Conceptual Inspiration, by the Book
New York Times
The artist Ed Ruscha was standing in the middle of Gagosian's 24th Street gallery in Chelsea on a cool fall day, surrounded by paintings of books he has created over many decades. There were canvases that mimicked old tomes he found in flea markets and...

New York Times

Garry Wills: By the Book
New York Times
The author of “Nixon Agonistes,” “John Wayne's America,” “Lincoln at Gettysburg,” “Reagan's America” and, most recently, “Why Priests? ... By the Book: Archive (May 3, 2012) ... Are there any particular kinds of books you prefer to listen to rather ...

Book Buzz: Rudyard Kipling poems discovered, new Thomas Pynchon novel
New Thomas Pynchon: Author Thomas Pynchon's forthcoming novel, Bleeding Edge, will be released Sept. 17. The book will take place in New York City's Silicon Alley "in the lull between the collapse of the dotcom boom and the terrible events of September ...

Are Body and Sex Education Books for Parents, or Kids?
New York Times (blog)
The new books divide topics by age. The pediatrician Cara Natterson, who helped write the update, told the USA Today reporter Michelle Healy that younger girls are given more information about what's happening to their bodies, while older girls get ...

New York Times (blog)

6 Reasons Why Google's Author Tags Are Important to Leaders
Many companies rely on a strong online presence to generate sales or build brand awareness. Most strategies are in-depth and should be handled by your marketing team. However, Google's authortag is one strategy that every leader should take advantage ...

Book News: Pedestrian Poet, Digital Book Signing
New Yorker (blog)
On Wednesday, Toni Morrison will hold a “digital book signing” through Google Hangouts in honor of Black History Month. Fifty previously unpublished poems by Rudyard Kipling will be available next month in a three-volume collection of his poetry.

New Yorker (blog)

'Pandora's Lunchbox': New Book Reveals How Processed Food Took Over The ...
Huffington Post
In the same vein, a new book, Pandora's Lunchbox: How Processed Foods Took Over the American Meal, debuts on Feb. 26. Written by Melanie Warner, a former food industry reporter, the bookdelves into some similar topics as Moss's article (and book).

Brandi Glanville Hopes to Turn Tell-All Book Into a Lifetime "Unromantic Comedy"
Us Magazine
Television personality Brandi Glanville poses before signing copies of her new book'Drinking And Tweeting' at Barnes & Noble bookstore at The Grove on February 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Credit: Amanda Edwards/ ...

Us Magazine

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