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BOOK REVIEW: 'Justice While Black' by Robbin Shipp, Esq. and Nick Chiles

You have the right to remain silent, but you also have the right to speak up — which is precisely one of the things you don't want to do if you're arrested. In "Justice While Black" by Robbin Shipp, Esq., ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End' by Atul Gawande

If you're a caretaker for an elderly relative or if you ever plan on growing old yourself and want to maintain quality of life, this book is an absolute must-read.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Kids Who are Changing the World' by Anne Jankeliowitch, Photographs by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Not all kids will clamor for this book, but ecology-minded 10- to 15-year-olds will surely be inspired by it.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Internal Medicine: A Doctor's Stories' by Terrence Holt

It's always that way with a new job. Nobody's born knowing how to work, and learning to be proficient takes time, patience and training. In the new book "Internal Medicine: A Doctor's Stories" by Terrence Holt, it also takes determination, ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Fashion Book' by DK Publishing

We're supposed to change the content of our closet every few months then, but why? To understand, you need to know the history of fashion.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Cosby: His Life and Times' by Mark Whitaker

For many years, you spent every Thursday night in the living room of a friend — and you never left your easy chair.

BOOK REVIEW: 'In Remembrance of Emmett Till' by Darryl Mace

What, exactly, can you say about tragedy? Plenty, as you'll see in the book "In Remembrance of Emmett Till" by Darryl Mace, and the strongest words come from influential places.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Endangered' by Jean Love Cush

In the new book “Endangered” by Jean Love Cush, who’s going to save young black men?

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Biology of Beating Stress' by Jeanne Ricks

These days, antacids are your most efficient office assistant. Aspirin is your co-worker. Sodium bicarbonate, your best friend. You need "The Biology of Beating Stress" by Jeanne Ricks.

BOOK REVIEW: 'No Saints around Here: A Caregiver's Days' by Susan Allen Toth

Pick up "No Saints around Here" and you'll notice something: holding it in your hands is like grasping a half-pound of pure ache.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Monster's Chef' by Jervey Tervalon

Even though there's some mild hair-raising here, this book isn't exactly a thriller and it's not a mystery. Author Jervey Tervalon's novel actually seems jumbled, in fact, although it's strangely addictive.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Good Morning, Mr. Mandela' by Zelda la Grange

For most of her life, author Zelda la Grange held beliefs that everyone around her shared. In the new book "Good Morning, Mr. Mandela," she explains how those tenets changed, and who led her there.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Laws of Wrath' by Eriq La Salle

In the new book “Laws of Wrath” by Eriq La Salle, what's good for the goose might kill the gander.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Risking Everything: A Freedom Summer Reader,' edited by Michael Edmonds

You've probably heard that all your life and it's true: a lot of people have come before you to smooth your path.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Supersurvivors' by David B. Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz

Studies show that, depending on several factors, hardship may be beneficial and may even strengthen you.

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