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Book Review: ‘Tear Down the Wall: Be Your Own Mediator in Conflict’ by Grande Lum

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A series of negotiation tips that could be as useful in a terrorist hostage situation as when talking to a teenager. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Dark Lullaby’ by Mayra Calvani

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Not many parents warn their sons to be careful of whom they go home with. This was the intriguing part of this spell-binding, page turning psychological thriller. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Moment’ by Claire Dyer

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This novel surprised me in the depth of character development and insight. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Firm: The Story of McKinsey And Its Secret Influence on American Business’ by Duff McDonald

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A history of the consulting giant charts its game-changing influence on American business over the decades. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident’ by Bill Ayers

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Bill Ayers examines at the experience of being labeled an "unrepentant domestic terrorist" during the 2008 presidential campaign. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Chum’ by Jeff Somers

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A compelling, carefully crafted story about what seems to be the completely purposeless existence of a segment of American society. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Prison Stories: Living the Life of a Prison Chaplain’ by Harold F. Green

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I found Prison Stories to be almost a bit too ‘preachy’ for my taste. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Assassination of the Archduke: Sarajevo 1914 and the Romance That Changed the World’ by Greg King and Sue Woolmans

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His sons would end up at Dachau concentration camp after the destruction of the Austria-Hungarian Empire. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore’ by Robin Sloan

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Robin Sloan's debut novel examines the relation between modern technology and old knowledge. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Salinger’ by David Shields and Shane Salerno

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Whatever you think of J.D. Salinger's writing, his worst literary sin may be that he inspired such a terrible book. Read More »