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Book Review: Pugilist presidents will knock you out

<i>Book Review</i>: Pugilist presidents will knock you out

“How to Fight Presidents: Defending Yourself Against the Badasses Who Ran This Country” is a humorist’s guide to battling the mostly brave and some wimpy presidents who made our country great.

Book Review: Handler tries to handle South Africa

<i>Book Review:</i> Handler tries to handle South Africa

After having ACL surgery for a bad knee, the best thing to do is take plenty of time to relax, stay off your feet and maybe work from home. But for E! Network’s Chelsea Handler, knee rehab consists of planning a safari in South Africa with plenty of friends, booze and Xanax.

Book Review: Cabby recalls eccentric passengers

<i>Book Review</i>: Cabby recalls eccentric passengers

Steady work for a D-list comedian is hard to come by, so when your wife announces she is pregnant with your first child you have to make a big change in your life.

Book Review: ‘Office’ actor pens quirky tales

<i>Book Review</i>: 'Office' actor pens quirky tales

When the publisher Knopf announced last year that Emmy Award-winning comedy actor B.J. Novak from “The Office” had signed on to a two-book seven figure deal, the assumptions were obvious. Novak would remain where he has had the most experience with: comedy.

Book Review: Morrissey reveals veiled truth

Always regarded as a wordsmith among pop stars, Morrissey’s autobiography, wryly titled “Autobiography,” reads like it was ghostwritten by Shakespeare himself.

Book Review: ‘S-Word’ gives the whole story

<i>Book Review</i>: ‘S-Word’ gives the whole story

Imagine waking up, getting ready for class, leaving your home and seeing the letters S-L-U-T written all over your car. In Chelsea Pitcher’s story in “The S-Word,” this is a reality for a 17-year-old girl.

Book Review: ‘Interestings’ is above average

<i>Book Review</i>: 'Interestings' is above average

Picking up Meg Wolitzer’s “The Interestings” and trying to read the book between projects is a mistake. After getting past a plot set-up that takes a while to get off the ground, there is no going back.

Book Review: ‘Stung’ leaves a scar on readers

<i>Book Review</i>: ‘Stung’ leaves a scar on readers

In Bethany Wiggins’ newest novel “Stung” the bees are disappearing and crops are dying. To help, the government has been breeding bees in labs to help save the population. Unfortunately, children stung by these super bees die. If they get vaccinated against the stings they end up turning to violent, killer beasts. Sounds like a good time right?

Book Review: Inhuman situations uncover true humanity

<i>Book Review</i>: Inhuman situations uncover true humanity

The journal entry style of “The Bunker Diary” puts readers into the mind of Linus, a 16-year-old drifter who was tricked into a van and woke up to being a stranger’s personal entertainment.

Book Review: ‘Accident’ proves sex takes priority over Hitler

<i>Book Review</i>: ‘Accident’ proves sex takes priority over Hitler

With a title like “The Teleportation Accident” you expect to hear about the sci-fi adventures of a nerdy, awkward pre-teen. Instead, Ned Beauman’s novel takes readers back to a vague historical reference to the 1930s to follow the misadventures of Egon Loeser in his passionate attempt to get laid during Hitler’s rise to power.

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