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Spoken From the Heart

Preparing Our Seeds for a New Year

Daniel Raphael Silverstein | Posted 10.25.2014 | Religion
Daniel Raphael Silverstein

This week we will enter the Hebrew month of Ellul, a time traditionally dedicated to preparation for the re-birthing that waits us in one month - Rosh Hashana, the New Year.

A Conversation With Laura Bush: "Education Is The Key"

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 07.28.2012 | Impact
Kevin M. Ryan

"With a really good education, you have a much broader view of the world. Well-educated people can seek help for themselves. They can help others. Educated people can make their own choices about their governments. And certainly for women, an education allows you to understand your rights."

Laura Bush And Karl Rove Headline Texas Book Festival | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Texas Book Festival releases its list today of authors participating in the 15th annual event, and the big names include a well-known radio journa...

Laura Bush - The Reluctant But Radiant Celebrity

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Laura Bush was one of the most well-liked First Ladies in history as well as the least well-known. According to the reviews of her new book, we're not going to get to know her a whole lot better.

Laura Bush Book Cover: Scariest Author Photo Ever? (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Laura Bush's memoir comes out May 4th. We haven't read it yet, but spotting the book cover on Facebook this morning gave us a jolt stronger than the m...

Why Ghostwriting Isn't The Problem With Political Books

Los Angeles Times | Craig Fehrman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

even politicians who write their own books don't write them alone, and we'd be better off looking past ghostwriting to the real problems behind politi...

Laura Bush Memoir Is Latest In A Long Line Of First Lady Lit

The New York Times | CRAIG FEHRMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Laura Bush has made it to about Mile 25 in the political memoir marathon -- past the mega advance, past the leaked details, past the saturation-point ...

Laura Bush's Memoir, 'Spoken From The Heart,' Reveals More Than She Intended About Her Marriage

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

How could quiet Laura Welch have decided to marry rowdy George Bush after a courtship of just six or seven weeks? What did the bookworm and the alcoholic have to talk about? How did they find a link strong enough for 33 anniversaries?

Laura Bush Book Sells 147,000 Copies In Its First Week

The Bookseller | Philip Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The former first lady of the United States Laura Bush's memoir, Spoken From the Heart (Scribner), last week became the second fastest-selling book of ...

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Out doing something nice for your mom instead of reading the book reviews this weekend? Catch up on what you missed here! "Crisis Economics," Nouriel...