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Unconventions

by Harold Cordry

Writer Peter Turchi calls this volume “a book for writers to turn to when all the handbooks and guides sound too familiar.” Generally speaking, writing books do have rather a lot in common, not so different, in their way, from books... Read More

Book Review

Monopoly

by Harold Cordry

Donald Trump may owe something to hours spent over a Monopoly board in his early years. His personality, his TV series, and his own recently introduced board game suggest that board-game play has motivated his boardroom exploits. The... Read More

Book Review

Stand by Her

by Harold Cordry

This is essentially a how-to book for men—more specifically, a what-to-do, how-to-do-it, and why-it’s-important book, with a lot of emphasis on the importance of empathy and understanding. The author, John W. Anderson, a writer and... Read More

Book Review

Cul-de-Sac Syndrome

by Harold Cordry

Readers who discreetly slip out the door when the economist rises to speak need have no concerns about John Wasik. Most reassuring on this score is the fact that Wasik writes a widely popular column in the Bloomberg News. Or, go to his... Read More

Book Review

Healing into Possibility

by Harold Cordry

Stroke survivors experience varying degrees of suffering and different levels of damage to different parts of the brain. The result is different kinds of disability with which they must thereafter cope. The author, a California... Read More

Book Review

The Guardian

by Harold Cordry

The United States has never seen a newspaper like South Africa’s Guardian, nor has it had the need for one. The Guardian was a paper serving workers whose paltry wages offered them little more than the slender hope of surviving from... Read More

Book Review

The Playmakers

by Harold Cordry

The things of childhood, particularly the playthings, remain in memory intimately associated with earliest pleasures. This new book for the nostalgic and trivia-minded-for any former child who from time to time thinks fondly of Cooties... Read More

Book Review

New Hope

by Harold Cordry

In the last century, a few years before cigarettes became widely popular, a professor of medicine visited a hospital ward in which he found a patient suffering from lung cancer. The professor immediately summoned one of his students,... Read More

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