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In Politics It's the Charm, Stupid

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.26.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

We've had several presidents whose personalities were a primary sell. Think both Roosevelts, Eisenhower, Kennedy and -- Democrats, hold your breath -- Ronald Reagan. If you listen to or read, Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan by Del Quentin Wilber, you'll begin to get it.

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.

Amazon Caves To Macmillan's eBook Pricing Demands

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon.com says it will give in to publishing giant Macmillan and agree to sell electronic versions of its books even at prices it considers too high....

Current Best Sellers: Buyers Beware

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

If you're the kind of reader who must finish a book no matter how disappointing, you might want to save time by simply avoiding these current offerings from three marquee-name writers.