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An ADDers's Very Quick Guide to Fiction You May Want to Avoid

Tom Alderman | Posted 08.04.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

For many of us ADDers, if a book doesn't grab hold within the first few minutes, we're gone. Therefore, as a public service, here are some titles you may be tempted to pick up, but do not meet our shorter attention span criteria

Dan Rather In His Own Voice

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

We seem to iconize certain newsies which is maybe why we have two new biographies in audio and print about veteran television newsfolk: Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather.

To Bomb Iran, or Not: What Would Ike Do?

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.03.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

If Iran is developing a nuclear weapon, should they be stopped before or after they may or may not have one? This is the scary, geo-political issue of the day involving the Middle East and therefore the world.

From the Father of Our Country to the Brat Pack in Three Easy Biographies

Tom Alderman | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

If your summer reading includes Ron Chernow's MASSIVE George Washington: A Life, you're going to need some relief, aren't you? Here are a few biographies that are sometimes edifying and a bit more, uhhh, recreational.

The Placebo Effect and How to Use It

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

Since most of us are not in the healing business, the opportunity to test this paradox doesn't often pop up. So when Jerry Weintraub show us an effective use of a placebo in relationships -- it's worth noting.

All Boxed In and Making the Best of It

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

Maybe you've read or heard about the glowing reviews for Emma Donoghue's new boxed-in-a-box novel, Room. The NYT reviewer called it 'remarkable,' The ...

Lincoln: The Great Decapitator

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

And you thought Abraham Lincoln went to war to save the Union from collapse and free the slaves. Apparently not. The Civil War was fought to save the Union from VAMPIRES.

Baldacci, Coben and Connelly: The Boys of Summer's Audiobooks - Reviewed

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

The bright rays of the coming summer brings the bright stars of pop publishing.

The Camel Club Meets Again -- An Audio Book Review

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

The Camel Club needs invigoration, or a new agenda, or to declare victory and go home.

Judge Judy for the Supreme Court? - An Audio Book Review

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

TITLE: "Supreme Courtship" AUTHOR: Christopher Buckley ("Boomsday," "Florence of Arabia," "Thank You For Not Smoking") ...