Norton Archive

Review: GRUNT: THE CURIOUS SCIENCE OF HUMANS AT WAR by Mary Roach

Author: | Categories: Book Reviews, Nonfiction No comments
Those in the business of National Security classify diarrhea as a clear and present danger. It’s particularly hazardous for members of the U.S. Special forces, because diarrhea is an enemy from within that can attack without warning. I know this because I’ve read Mary Roach’s GRUNT: THE CURIOUS SCIENCE

The Must-Reads of Late Summer

Author: | Categories: Book Reviews No comments
We all know the best thing to take with you on a summer vacation is a good book. Here are this August’s must-reads, begging to be read poolside or in the shade. Dragonfish Vu Tran Norton, August 3 $26.95 In his debut novel, Writing Award winner Vu Tran writes

This Spring’s Must-Reads

Author: | Categories: Book Reviews, Fiction, Reading No comments
Spring is in the air, and good books are in our hearts! Read on for our picks for this spring’s best literary offerings.   Night At The Fiestas Kirstin Valdez Quade Norton, March 23 $26 Buy: book ∣ebook Kirstin Valdez Quade is one of the National Book Foundation’s 5-Under-35

Dear Dr. Poetry

Author: | Categories: Book Reviews No comments
An Individual History Michael Collier W. W. Norton & Co., July 2012 80 pages $25.95 Dear Dr. Poetry, My father died when I was very young and I don’t remember him much. My mom told me that he died doing what he loved—rescuing children from burning buildings. But I