Books

6:29am

Sat May 25, 2013
Author Interviews

Prepare For Takeoff With 'Cockpit Confidential'

Originally published on Sat May 25, 2013 11:19 am

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With summer travel season just over the horizon, millions of Americans are poised to take off for family vacations. But before they reach their destinations, they'll likely endure security lines, luggage fees, tiny bags of pretzels and unexplained delays.

Patrick Smith, an airline pilot and columnist, has written a new book for curious fliers. It's called Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers and Reflections.

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5:02am

Sat May 25, 2013
Author Interviews

'Steal The Menu': A Chronicle Of A Career In Food Coverage

Originally published on Sat May 25, 2013 11:19 am

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5:32am

Fri May 24, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Judge's Comments Bruising To Apple's Price-Fixing Case

A person walks by an Apple Store on April 23, 2013 in San Francisco, California.
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5:39am

Thu May 23, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Lydia Davis Wins Man Booker International Prize

Lydia Davis poses during a photocall in May for the finalists of the 2013 Man Booker International literary prize in London.
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5:35am

Wed May 22, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Newly Found Pearl Buck Novel To Be Published This Fall

At her desk in the study of her Philadelphia townhouse in 1967, Pearl Buck looks at a bound volume of the magazine Asia from 1925 that contained her first published work.
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