A highly articulate account of the actor's upbringing in the American theater.
Eating Mud Crabs in Kandahar
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University of California Press, $27.50
Tales well told of the challenges of eating well — or at all — in the combat zone.
The White House Years
This biography sets aside the familiar benign portrait of the 34th U.S. president (usually with golf club in hand) to give us a vivid glimpse of his political efforts and private world.
Emily Post's Etiquette
Manners for a New World 18th Edition
Peggy Post, Anna Post, Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning
William Morrow, $39.99
Is it rude to tweet from a wedding? This book answers that question and offers advice on thousands more.
The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick
Edited by Pamela Jackson and Jonathan Lethem