Political Bookworm: Timothy R. Smith


Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Dominque Strauss-Kahn in fact and fiction

Tristane Banon, the French writer who claims Dominique Strauss-Kahn raped her in 2003, has released a novel.

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Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 10/07/2011

The world according to Steve Jobs

New book, “I, Steve: Steve Jobs In His Own Words,” contains a collection of Jobs-isms.”

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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 10/06/2011

Twitter ablaze over newest Nobel laureate

Postings offer Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer congratulations, cite parts of his work, and express some surprise.

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Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Grisham awarded first Harper Lee Prize

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Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 09/20/2011

C-SPAN steps up coverage of Book Festival

The network’s BookTV will cover the two-day event live and will hold on-stage live chats with authors at the end of each day.

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Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Gordon Brown had “volcanic” temper, former British finance minister says in memoir

Alistair Darling recounts his rough relationship with the former British prime minister in “Back from the Brink:1,000 Days at Number 11.”

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