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What happened on November 02, 2003






  • Bestsellers - Paperbacks

  • Discoveries Susan Salter Reynolds

  • Hindu magical mystery tour Michael Harris, Michael Harris is a regular contributor to Book Review.

  • Nailing Hollywood Melvin Jules Bukiet, Melvin Jules Bukiet, a professor at Sarah Lawrence College, is the author of numerous books, including "A Faker's Dozen," a story collection.

  • First Fiction Mark Rozzo

  • Bestsellers

  • Caesar hails his comic life Gerald Nachman, Gerald Nachman is the author of "Seriously Funny: The Rebel Comedians of the 1950s and 1960s."

  • Calling sides on political issues

  • The academic gap in starkest black and white James Traub, James Traub is the author of several books, including "City on a Hill: Testing the American Dream at City College" and the forthcoming "The Devil's Playground: A Century of Pleasure and Profit in Times Square."

  • You are getting very sleepy ... Michael Shermer, Michael Shermer is the publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American and author of "How We Believe" and the forthcoming "The Science of Good and Evil."

  • Finding Shakespeare Robert Giroux, Robert Giroux, of the publishing firm Farrar, Straus & Giroux, is the author of "The Book Known as Q," about Shakespeare's sonnets.

  • An exhausting journey to globalization Anthony Pagden, Anthony Pagden, professor of history and political science at UCLA, is the author of "Peoples and Empires: A Short History of European Migration, Exploration and Conquest, From Greece to the Present."

  • Dispensing with realism, we can see reality John Bayley, John Bayley, a professor emeritus of English literature at Oxford University's St. Catherine's College, is the author of numerous works, including "Leo Tolstoy," "The Red Hat: A Novel" and "Elegy for Iris," about his late wife, Iris Murdoch.

  • An alpha male's story is but a beta book Adam Begley, Adam Begley is the books editor of the New York Observer.

  • Mythic heroes of the plains Jonathan Kirsch, Jonathan Kirsch, a contributing writer to Book Review, is the author of the forthcoming "God Against the Gods: The History of the War Between Monotheism and Polytheism."








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