Category Archives: Books

A Look at “The Boys on the Bus” by Timothy Crouse

The Boys on the Bus by Timothy Crouse My rating: 4 of 5 stars A gift from my daughter which hung around a bit before I got to it and I am glad I did. As I was picking through … Continue reading

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Mayor Dennis DiZoglio Authors New Book “The Value of Political Capital”

Former Methuen Mayor Dennis DiZoglio has authored a new book “The Value of Political Capital” which is now for sale at Amazon and bookstores everywhere. Mayor DiZoglio had a book signing event at the Nevins Library, where I got my … Continue reading

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A look at Bob Woodward’s “Fear: Trump in the White House”

Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward My rating: 4 of 5 stars I am a veteran of the many Woodward books on Washington politics, and generally I have enjoyed them all. I enjoyed this one as well, … Continue reading

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A Look at “Servants of the People: The Inside Story of New Labour” by Andrew Rawnsley

Servants of the People: The Inside Story of New Labour by Andrew Rawnsley My rating: 5 of 5 stars Andrew Rawnsley does a superb job of covering the first term of Prime Minister Tony Blair’s “New Labour,” starting with Blair’s … Continue reading

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A look at “The New Geography of Jobs” by Enrico Moretti

The New Geography of Jobs by Enrico Moretti My rating: 5 of 5 stars The “New Geography of Jobs” by Enrico Moretti is a book well worth reading despite the fact that it is a few years old. Moretti tackles … Continue reading

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Review of “The Gatekeepers-How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency”

The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency by Chris Whipple My rating: 5 of 5 stars Author Chris Whipple has done a terrific job of examining the modern history of the Chief of Staff to … Continue reading

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A Review of John Dean’s “The Nixon Defense”

The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It by John W. Dean My rating: 5 of 5 stars This John Dean book should be very interesting to those that remain fascinated by Watergate, or Richard Nixon. I … Continue reading

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