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  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Lovers at the Chameleon Club'

    By Corinna Lothar - Special to The Washington Times

    Paris in the 1930s was rife with “[u]nemployment, inflation, mass bankruptcy, immigration, a crushing national debt, an increasing tax roll, and a diminishing tax base, political scandal, poverty, a shrinking middle class — and the high jinks, over the border, of [its] neighbor, Mr. Hitler.” Published July 25, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘That Summer in Paris’

    By Martin Rubin - Special to The Washington Times

    Ever since I read “A Moveable Feast,” Ernest Hemingway’s marvelously evocative memoir of his salad days in 1920s Paris, I have known just how special it was for him and his generation of American writers Published July 24, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘A Spy Among Friends’

    By Muriel Dobbin - Special to The Washington Times

    There is no question that Kim Philby was the most legendary spy of World War II, carving a trail of deception and death in the world of espionage. Published July 23, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘Barnaby: Volume Two’

    By Michael Taube - Special to The Washington Times

    In 1942, cartoonist and illustrator Crockett Johnson caught the American public by storm with his brilliant comic strip “Barnaby.” Published July 22, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW:’Making David Into Goliath’

    By Max Eden - Special to The Washington Times

    With the media attention pivoting from the World Cup in Brazil to the latest conflict in Gaza, it seems an apt time to dredge up an old joke. Question: If the United Nations put together a soccer team, who would they play? Answer: Israel. Published July 21, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Literary Churchill’

    By Martin Rubin - Special to The Washington Times

    The character and career of Sir Winston Churchill are both so protean that it is not surprising that there have been studies of the great man emphasizing innumerable aspects, running the gamut from military strategist and statesman to painter and gourmand. Published July 17, 2014 Comments

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Director’

    By Joseph C. Goulden - Special to The Washington Times

    About halfway through a first draft of this review, a sobering thought brought me up short: My criticisms of the underworld of online hackers and data thieves were apt to cost me retaliatory computer grief for years to come. Published July 18, 2014 Comments

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  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Price of Fame'

    By Marion Elizabeth Rodgers - Special to The Washington Times

    Throughout her life, playwright and diplomat Clare Boothe Luce insatiably aimed for the top. Published July 17, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Midnight in Europe'

    By John Greenya

    Published July 11, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'John Quincy Adams'

    By Alec Rogers - Special to The Washington Times

    When Secretary of State John F. Kerry declared the Monroe Doctrine, a pillar of U.S. foreign policy in name if not strict practice for nearly two centuries, officially a dead letter, he noted that it bore the name of the president who proclaimed it. Published July 10, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Twilight of Abundance'

    By Wes Vernon - Special to The Washington Times

    Since the attack of Sept. 11, 2001, and the market crash of 2008, Americans have fewer reasons to brush aside warnings such as those in the title of this book. Published July 8, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'The Greatest Comeback'

    By John R. Coyne Jr. - Special to The Washington Times

    In the 1960s, the country was running out of control — race riots, cities burning, assassinations, campus anarchy. Published July 8, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'The Book of Unknown Americans'

    By Claire Hopley - Special to The Washington Times

    The unknowns who Cristina Henriquez pictures in her novel, "The Book of Unknown Americans," are those who come from south of the United States border: the Spanish-speaking people of Central and South America. Published July 7, 2014

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