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Samuel Johnson Prize Winner Announced

AP | Posted 09.06.2011 | Books

LONDON — A book chronicling a Chinese tragedy under Mao has won Britain's richest nonfiction book award, the Samuel Johnson Prize. Frank Dikott...

Book Review Roundup: Essays By Tina Fey And The Abuse Of Literature

Posted 06.04.2011 | Books

"Bossy Pants" by Tina Fey Los Angeles Times If nothing else, "Bossypants" should make any profile of Fey unnecessary, since it provides, in abun...

Is Biography Proper History?

blog.oup.com | Jonathan Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Big biographies of Hitler, Mussolini, Franco, Churchill, Lyndon Johnson and many others pour from the pens of the most distinguished academic historia...