Craig Taylor “Londoners”

March 9th, 2012

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For centuries London has been one of the greatest cities in the world. But every single person who has lived there, or visited, or passed through, or grew up there and left, has a different perception of London.

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Now writer and editor Craig Taylor brings several dozen carefully-chosen perceptions to his book “Londoners.” In a style that may remind you of Studs Terkel’s work, Taylor has painstakingly laid out for us a smorgasbord of narratives, presenting a vision of London that reflects not just the-good-the-bad-the-ugly, but the sad, the triumphant, the boring, the repugnant, the mundane.

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Tom Brokaw “Boom!”

November 23rd, 2007

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His 1998 book “The Greatest Generation” has helped define America’s feelings about the millions who endured the Great Depression and World War Two and who made the country stronger than ever.

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Now, journalist and former network anchorman Tom Brokaw turns his considerable oral-history-telling talents to the Baby Boomers, in a book that shows how the children of the Greatest Generation managed to shake things up — and improve many things — in ways their parents never imagined. His book is called “Boom!”

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