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2017 was a great year for magazine history obsessives. Tina Brown published The Vanity Fair Diaries, which detailed her run at the top of that magazine during the frenzied 1980s. And New York Magazine.

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Nov 22, 2017  · The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec. 4, 2016, when we published our.

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To pick the 10 best books. make sense of 2017. There were spectacular biographies, long-form writing, essays, and memoirs to choose from. This being the centennial of Gandhi’s first public movement.

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. their way to the top of the reading pile to feel comfortable enough doing a short best-of list for the year. Trust me, the good sports books published in 2017 include a lot more than what I lay.

Locke is progressively dramatising black US history; with this book she reaches the Obama era. Denise Mina, a worthy regular on crime book award shortlists, showed her range by taking the 2017 Gordon.

And so our annual list of “Books for Print People” leads with two of the best books on that history in recent years. The Making of the American Essay brings us back to the earliest musing of.

Most irritating book I read this year: “Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History” (Random House. books of 2016 — and the best one, too The Washington Post selects the 10 best books.

Dec 18, 2018. That last figure is why in 2017 the New-York Historical Society. life won our first -ever New Americans Children's History Book Prize in 2017.

RELATED: Best Books of 2017: Jim Higgins’ picks “Bluebird Bluebird” (Mulholland), by Attica Locke. This stunning book about a murder “with a particularly ugly taint” is one of the year’s great.

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Ten seasons of Old Dominion football are in the books, and three distinct. After breaking his foot in week two in 2017, he.

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Dec 12, 2018. It's been a fantastic year for new history books, but which titles absolutely. Lords of the Desert: Britain's Struggle with America to Dominate the.

That’s what USC history professor Steven Ross said the appeal. Lewis and his operation while conducting research for his last book Hollywood Left and Right: How Movie Stars Shaped American Politics.

The end of 2017 is near, which means it is time for annual year-end “best of” lists to pop up everywhere. Here, The Root presents. publishes his third book, a collection of essays titled We Were.