Book Review

book review
9:24 am
Fri May 30, 2014

In Paradise

Connecticut and Long Island have been home to some world renowned figures. Arts critic Joan Baum has this review of a book by one of them...a man who was co-founder of The Paris Review, a political activist, Zen teacher and National Book Award winner for both fiction and non-fiction.

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Book Review
10:47 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Everything to Lose

Arts critic Joan Baum has a review of a thriller that brings together a lot of events and places in the New York-Connecticut region.

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Book Review
10:18 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Lies You Wanted To Hear

There are books of fiction, and books of non-fiction. Arts critic Joan Baum has this review of a book that started off as non-fiction, and then the author used his imagination.

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Book Review
8:35 am
Wed March 19, 2014

A Thousand Hills to Heaven

A book about an American who moves to Rwanada to help the nation improve the economy and health care has lessons about recovery and sustainability. It also has lessons about opening a restaurant in Kigali.

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Book Review
9:42 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Superman: The High Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero

Author Larry Tye is not the first person to write about what the popularity of Superman means about our culture. But as arts critic Joan Baum says in this review of Tye’s book, there’s always more to learn about Superman’s abiding power.

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