Book Review

Book Review: The Zone Of Interest

Jan 27, 2015

Book critic Joan Baum has this review of a novel set in a concentration camp understood as Auschwitz, the Nazis' most notorious death camp.

Book Review: The Social Climber's Bible

Jan 13, 2015

A new book called The Social Climber's Bible mocks the idea of climbing the social ladder, but also tells you how to do it. Book critic Joan Baum has this review.

Book Review: A Billion Ways to Die

Oct 18, 2014

Author Chris Knopf has reunited an unlikely couple for a third adventure in his newest murder mystery. Book critic Joan Baum has this review.

Book Review: The Homesman

Sep 26, 2014

Tommy Lee Jones has a new film out. He directed it and stars in it along with Hilary Swank. And it's coming to Long Island.

Arts Critic Joan Baum says you may want to read the book before you see the movie. The book is The Homesman by Glendon Swarthout.

Book Review: The Rule Of Nobody

Aug 22, 2014

Does the U.S. have too many laws, too many lawyers, and too many bureaucrats? Attorney Phillip K. Howard thinks so. He talks about it in his new book, The Rule Of Nobody: Saving America From Dead Laws And Broken Government. Book critic Joan Baum has these thoughts about it.

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