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Rosecrans Baldwin

Rosecrans Baldwin appears in the following:

A Foodie Detective Solves Crime In A Delectable Italian Mystery

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Andrea Camilleri's Angelica's Smile is the 17th book in the Inspector Montalbano mystery series. It's not as tightly plotted as the others, but Camilleri's trademark charm is still in place.

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A Biography Of Your Cubicle: How This Became The Modern Workplace

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The office has long been seen as a symbol of boredom: It's a killer of spirits, a destroyer of spontaneity. But reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says a new book brings out its entertaining side.

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In 'Googleplex,' Plato Makes A Bid For Continuing Importance

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

In her new book, novelist and philosopher, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, drops Plato into modern situations and imagines what he'd think of this century's existential dilemmas.

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Even In New Hands, Detective Philip Marlowe Rings True

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

No, Raymond Chandler isn't churning out new material from the grave. This Philip Marlowe story is written by someone else, yet it retains many of the crime writer's best qualities.

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An Alternate Universe Delights In Complex, Perplexing 'Duplex'

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Books about quantum mechanics can be pretty dry stuff. But when a novelist conjures up multiple worlds, the results can be spellbinding, even when it's no easy read. Such is the case with Duplex, the latest book from Kathryn Davis. Reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin, says this one's worth the effort.

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'Things Falling' Is A Potboiler, But One That's Set To Simmer

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vasquez takes readers on a journey through Colombia starting in the late '60s — but it's not your average detective story. Reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says the real mysteries in the book are in the minds of the characters.

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A Touching, 'Telling' Book About Cheese

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Colonel Mustard, in the ballroom, with the ... Gouda? You may not expect a wheel of cheese to be at the center of a devious plot, but Michael Paterniti's The Telling Room manages to do just that.

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The Courage To Cross An Ocean, Explored In 'TransAtlantic'

Sunday, June 09, 2013

Colum McCann's novel TransAtlantic weaves together disparate historical figures and times. Reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says that while some sections are uneven, the book rolls over you like a wave, crashing and building upon itself.

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Black In America: A Story Rendered In Gray Scale

Monday, May 20, 2013

Chimamanda Adichie's Americanah is about a young Nigerian woman who moves to the U.S. It's a story of relocation, far-flung love and life as an outsider. But reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says that despite the author's talent, much of the storytelling feels flat.

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Monsters, Myths And Poetic License In Anne Carson's 'Red Doc'

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Anne Carson's Autobiography of Red, a novel in verse, was published more than a decade ago and has a loyal following. Reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says those fans are sure to be delighted with Carson's new follow-up novel, Red Doc>.

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Rosecrans Baldwin on Living and Working in Paris

Friday, July 06, 2012

Rosecrans Baldwin talks about living and working in Paris for 18 months and finding the experience completely unlike what he expected. His memoir Paris, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down, is a comic, personal account of observing the French capital from the inside out. He's also the co-founder of The Morning News and the author of the novel You Lost Me There.

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Paris, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down

Monday, May 14, 2012

Rosecrans Baldwin talks about living and working in Paris for 18 months and finding the experience completely unlike what he expected. His memoir Paris, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down, is a comic, personal account of observing the French capital from the inside out. 

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