Book Review

The Serpent of Venice

Christopher Moore

There’s trouble afoot in 13th-century Venice — and a randy sea monster lurking beneath its waters — in this spit-take-inducing sendup of Shakespeare.

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A Fighting Chance

Elizabeth Warren

A political autobiography with more big ideas than personal revelations

Beyond The Book

What do literary types have queued up on their nightstands and ready to read before lights-out? We asked a few of them, and here’s what they said.

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    This riveting account of the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act keeps you asking, "Will it pass?" even though you know from history that it does.

    Beyond The Book

    A quick recap of the books we’ve spotlighted in the past few days.

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    It’s still spring, but that’s no reason not to get a jump on your summertime reading plans!

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    Thirty Girls

    Susan Minot

    A Ugandan teenager and an American journalist struggle to find meaning in horrific wartime events

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    As a once-famous woman grapples at middle age with a decline of fortune, this novel poses truths of the human condition.

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    An illuminating account of how an obscure German princess became Catherine the Great of Russia