December 12, 2008 If reading a story is — as John Gardner said — like falling into a vivid and continuous waking dream, then is giving a book like giving someone a dream? Reviewer Alan Cheuse puzzles over the perfect books for your loved ones this year.
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November 11, 2008 Philip Norman's exhaustive and artfully sketched new biography of John Lennon explores the split between a man who could be cruel and violent, and the artist who inspired millions.
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