He has an amazing way of getting into the people he's writing about and revealing their uniqueness to the reader. I thought the whole idea of picking a date at random and then finding things to write about it was just a silly gimmick. This book ought to under many, many Christmas trees this year. And Other Virtuoso Performances by America's Foremost Feature Writer, Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad's Fake Diving Resort, Bookends of Murder (Bekbourg County Novel Book 1), If You Lived Here You'd Be Home By Now: Why We Traded the Commuting Life for a Little House on the Prairie. The moon is a skinny slice. But those books were good reads, and this one is, too. The pilot's last thought before impact is "no one ever survives this.". Lefrak had made a few more calls himself; others, he delegated. Please try again. Here are some of the things that happened in 1986 that they saw fit to include: The death of Desi Arnaz, the man who Loved Lucy. Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family. Car radios play to saturation "Walk Like an Egyptian," a hypnotic, slickly stylized bit of silliness by the Bangles. Unable to add item to List. And Death. Opinion: Officials render VMI verdict before conducting an investigation, Here’s who is running for Virginia Beach City Council, Norfolk, Virginia Beach officers were justified in fatally shooting a homicide suspect, prosecutor says, 11 candidates compete for seats on the Virginia Beach School Board, Here are the rules for trick-or-treating in Hampton Roads in 2020, 100 best horror movies, according to critics, Mystery review: Twists and turns as desperate photographer hunts priceless ancient book, After more than 100 books, Dean Koontz has no drought of ideas, Bestsellers: John Grisham bumps Nicholas Sparks off No. Speir was now fully awake. There was a problem loading your book clubs. On this day in a Native American village in New Mexico, a tribe's elders-all male-try but fail to negate the election of its first woman governor because custom forbids it. But in his twenty-seven minutes of airtime he underpredicts the technological future, envisioning only "a computer in every home." “One of the 50 Best Nonfiction Books of the Last 25 Years”—Slate. Man dies after overnight crash in Norfolk, police say. What an idea. And he does not seem to foresee an innovation that is a mere nine years away and barreling toward us all: the mighty, inexhaustible, bottomless real-time interconnection of humans and ideas that we now call the Internet. At 10:50 a.m. a fire breaks out in a little house outside of Dallas. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading One Day… So sort of a concept book, but an interesting concept. Or even worse, the chapter on a kid beating Super Mario Brothers, then growing up to be a mommy-blogger. There are also a few somewhat banal chapters, that I felt the book would have been better without – for instance, a chapter on a football play that had a six minute long video review before the referees made a decision. Definitely recommend this as a gift for someone who likes to read about real people. I have been following Gene Weingarten in the Washington Post (and his online chats) for years and knew this book was in the works for years. 10,000 Years of Misunderstanding Between the Sexes Cleared Right Up. The bestselling nonfiction book in America, in its thirty-fourth week on the list, is Bill Cosby's Fatherhood, a slender, amusing, surprisingly sardonic take on being a dad. The mass departure was secretly orchestrated by the Soviet government as in-your-face propaganda, one of the last bits of gamesmanship in the shabby final days of the Cold War. Decades tardy to the basic protocols of feminism, the Gray Lady's matrimonial pages are also notoriously elitist, biased toward America's blue-blooded white aristocracy. Please try again. There’s a redistricting question on Virginia’s ballot. On New Year's Day 2013, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Gene Weingarten asked three strangers to, literally, pluck a day, month, and year …

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