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  • BOOK REVIEW: 'The Goldfinch'

    By Corinna Lothar - Special to The Washington Times

    It takes good writing and a plot that doesn’t fizzle out by Page 400 to write a nearly 800-page novel. Donna Tartt has succeeded admirably in her new, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Goldfinch.” Published April 18, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Remedy’

    By Martin Rubin - Special to The Washington Times

    If almost everyone knows Arthur Conan Doyle as the creator of Sherlock Holmes, few remember today that he was actually a medical practitioner, even though his training and experience permeate the stories. Published April 17, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Global War on Christians’

    By Michael P. Orsi - Special to The Washington Times

    “This book is devoted to documenting the vast scale of anti-Christian violence and persecution around the world, and to debunking the chronic mythology that too often impedes a clear understanding of this global war on Christians.” Published April 16, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘American Spartan’

    By Gary Anderson - Special to The Washington Times

    On a cold November morning in 2011, I was sitting in my office on a forward operating base in the Bala Murghab district of western Afghanistan. I was the senior adviser for a civilian interagency district support team and had just finished my evaluation of our situation. It was grim. Published April 15, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Burglary’

    By Joseph C. Goulden - Special to The Washington Times

    During his troubled last years, even friends of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover would confide — sotto voce, to be sure — that “the Old Man” was past his prime and should leave office. Published April 13, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Other Language’

    By Claire Hopley - Special to The Washington Times

    The title “The Other Language” prompts the question, “What other language?” The answer is English — at least for Emma, the Italian teenager of the title story. Published April 13, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Art of Rube Goldberg’

    By Michael Taube - Special to The Washington Times

    In the world of comic strips, many great cartoonists have left their indelible mark. Few have had the brilliance, artistic talent and creativity of Reuben Garrett Lucius “Rube” Goldberg, however. Published April 9, 2014 Comments

Recent Articles
  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Rules for Patriots' and 'Upheaval'

    By Alfred S. Regnery - Special to The Washington Times

    You won't want to read either Lou Dobbs' "Upheaval" or Steve Deace's "Rules for Patriots" if you are looking for a lift or a joyous evening. Published April 7, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Death on Blackheath'

    By Muriel Dobbin - Special to The Washington Times

    Trickery, treachery and treason are combined in Anne Perry's latest account of the dark side of 19th-century aristocratic London. Published April 4, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Vanished Arizona'

    By Martin Rubin - Special to The Washington Times

    In our time when we can fly across the world in a day and cross the breadth of the North American continent in a few hours, it is wonderful to read a book that reminds us what it was like to live in the Southwest nearly a century-and-a-half ago — or, indeed, even to travel there. Published April 3, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Marriage and Civilization'

    By David DesRosiers - Special to The Washington Times

    "Marriage and Civilization: How Monogamy Made Us Human" is a great "read me" title. Answer its call and you'll get much more than your money's worth. Published April 2, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'An Anxious Age'

    By Gerald Russello - Special to The Washington Times

    Recent surveys suggest that people who are "spiritual, but not religious" now constitute perhaps 20 percent of the American adult population. Published April 1, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Living on Fire'

    By William Murchison - Special to The Washington Times

    It was almost as though Evelyn Waugh had crafted this story: a follow-up to "Brideshead Revisited," with its tale of a charming if emotionally uncertain English aristocrat fallen into the care and keeping of God. Published March 31, 2014

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