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The Art of Looking

by | Mon, May 8, 2017 at 12:43 CST
An afternoon with the king of birding in Texas, Victor Emanuel. His new memoir, "One More Warbler," hits shelves this week.
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All the Wrong Moves

In her first book, Jessica Luther challenges the college sports establishment to hold athletes accountable when they commit rape, sexual assault and domestic violence.

Luther challenges the billion-dollar college sports establishment to hold athletes accountable when they commit rape, sexual assault and domestic violence....Read More

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Turning Hard Right

Daniel Oppenheimer's 'Exit Right' looks at why some of the left's brightest lights gave up the cause.

David Oppenheimer's 'Exit Left' explores the psychological and biographical factors that inspired six famous leftist thinkers to make hard right turns....Read More

THE CITY AT THREE P.M.: WRITING, READING, AND TRAVELING Peter LaSalle DZANC BOOKS 264 PAGES; $15.95 by

Peter LaSalle Seizes the Day

The ordinary particulars of being a person figure into LaSalle's new collection of essays, which bucks the obnoxious disembodied quality that sometimes afflicts travel writing.

The ordinary particulars of being a person — aging, taxes, bills, sunburn and thirst — all figure into the essays, ensuring that they buck the obnoxious dis...Read More

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