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  • Sports books reviewed: Tiger Woods, Ken Harrelson bios, plus a look back at some epically bad baseball uniforms

    Sports books reviewed: Tiger Woods, Ken Harrelson bios, plus a look back at some epically bad baseball uniforms

    “Hawk” by Ken Harrelson with Jeff Snook, Triumph, 384 pages, $27.95 Ken “Hawk” Harrelson has met so many famous people and experienced so much, it almost seems as if this autobiography should be volume 1. The fast and furious name-dropping and remarkable anecdotes detail Harrelson’s outsized life...

  • Summer reading guide 2018

    Summer reading guide 2018

    I was paging through Matt Sewell’s delightful book “A Charm of Goldfinches and Other Wild Gatherings” recently, thinking it was just the sort of book that should should linger on nightstands during the summer months. It’s not so much a book to read as a book to page through, delighting in the play...

  • An elegy for American diplomacy

    An elegy for American diplomacy

    Ronan Farrow's "War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence" is more an elegy than a work of journalism, more a work of journalism than a history of diplomacy, and more a history than a sustained analysis of the value and effect of U.S. diplomacy. Farrow's overarching...

  • 'White people can be exhausting': How black dignity perseveres in a world made for whiteness

    'White people can be exhausting': How black dignity perseveres in a world made for whiteness

    “White people can be exhausting. “It’s work to be the only person of color in an organization, bearing the weight of all your white co-workers’ questions about Blackness. “It’s work to always be hypervisible because of your skin — easily identified as being present or absent — but for your needs...

  • Countdown to royal wedding: Londoner looks at princesses who went their own way

    Countdown to royal wedding: Londoner looks at princesses who went their own way

    If Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding has inspired a royal thirst, you might want to pick up Linda Rodriguez McRobbie’s book, “Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories From History — Without the Fairy-Tale Endings.” McRobbie, a Londoner by way of Boston, explores the backstories of famous...

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