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July 15, 1999

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published July 15, 1999. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in July 1999.

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Natural Prayers

by Sharon Flesher

Gazing at the tropical night sky from his winter retreat in the Bahamas, Raymo rhapsodizes about the Big Bang Theory and other mysteries of the universe. At his home in New England, worms, mosquitoes, songbirds and mating dragonflies... Read More

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by E. James Lieberman

A witty critic once said that Wagner’s music is better than it sounds. Here is a book arguing that shock therapy is better than it looks. Professor of psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an authority on... Read More

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America's Song

by John Arens

History can be enchanting. Too often it is relegated to forensic inquiry, where vast armies and larger-than-life characters engulf simple lives, at which point all present-day relevance can be lost. The genuine stuff of history, though,... Read More

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So You Want to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom

Regardless of the title’s emphasis on the female half of a marriage, Gochnauer, a regular contributor to the Kansas City Star and author of the Homebodies column, focuses on the need for both partners to work together and agree on the... Read More

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The Last Cigarette

In Paul Weber’s world of no particular place or time, cigarettes are illegal, but they aren’t the only thing missing. Waldrop’s novel is a catastrophic account of the future political state given certain conditions. While the... Read More

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Angelic Enlightenment

Who wouldn’t like to live a life filled with joy, love and the feeling that life is truly worth living? The Miller-Russos offer their book as a guide to the achievement of such a life. According to the authors, enlightenment is “the... Read More

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Ennobling Love

by Leeta Taylor

A cogent and engrossing social history of the evolving Medieval attitudes toward civic and erotic love, virtue and spiritual friendship, Ennobling Love draws upon a rich tradition of texts to exhume a historical sensibility. From an... Read More

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